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WAS PUBLISHED 
BY THE STUDENT BODY OF KENT 
STATE UNIVERSITY WITH ALVIN GEIT- 
GEY AS EDITOR, CLARENCE TONKA 
AS BUSINESS MANAGER, OTIS MAX- 
WELL AS PHOTOGRAPHIC EDITOR 
AND HARLAN McGRAIL, ART EDITOR. 



Chestnut 
Burr 



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JSineteen Jrundred and 3ort^ Seven 




KENT STATE UNIVERSITY 
KENT, OHIO 




The students in this illustration are 
symbolical of the veterans on the 
campus. Although they are indistin- 
guishable from other students, the 
shadow of their military service is 
omnipresent. 



Dedication 




MAIN objective of the Second World War was the right to a 
free, hberal education for all peoples. In this second uneasy year 
of peace, thousands of Americans who fought that war are being 
assisted by their government in attaining this ideal. 

The men and women who served their country in the amied forces returned to college with a different 
view of life and objectives. They have settled down to the serious pursuit of scholastic life. 

Although the veterans have not engaged in all the types of frivolity which once typified college life, they 
have freely entered into the social and extra-curricular activities on the campus. 

As Kent State University in 1946- 1947 was composed mainly of veterans, we feel that their scholastic ac- 
complishments here, as well as their military achievements abroad, deserve grateful recognition. 

We are proud to dedicate this volume of the Chestnut Burr to those who assisted in preserving the rights 
of freedom. 



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We of Kent State 



ZVe have lived and worked together on tne campus 
lor a ^ear. Jn thU volume of the Cneitnut (Burr we 
preient in picture and print a record oi an outitand- 
in^ ^ear at Kent State liniveriit^. 





IXJ ¥. have at- 
tempted to record in the fol- 
lowing pages of the 1947 Chestnut Burr a history 
of the school year at Kent State University. 

This has been an important year, with many un- 
usual situations confronting both the administration 
and the students. A record fall enrollment — some- 
what more than 4,000 — swamped our facilities and 
created several unexpected problems. A serious hous- 
ine shortage resulted in large-scale commuting from 
as far away as Canton and Cleveland. 

Classrooms were more crowded than we had ever 
known them. Cafeteria and registration lines were 
longer, and slower. 

Textbooks, the essentials of education, were short. 
Downtown restaurants were mobbed at mealtimes; 
their food supplies often proved inadequate to Kent 
State's sudden spurt of growth. 

Even study problems were aggravated. Students 
resorted to auditorium seats, or classroom desks placed 
in the hallwa)' running between Kent Hall and Mer- 
rill Hall. 

Barracks-type dormitories \\ere hastily constructed 
to accommodate ex-GIs beginning, or continuing, a 
war-interrupted college education. The Administra- 
tion announced plans for a Student Center to be con- 
structed between the Heating Plant and Engleman 
Hall. 

Veterans were pre-dominant among Kent Staters — 
reaching a total of eighty per cent of the student 
body — and displayed an easy adjustment to college 
life. As a group they maintained better-than-average 
grades, indicating a serious approach to their prob- 
lems. 



For the first time in many years, classes were held 
evenings and Saturdays. A full-time branch university 
was established in Canton to accommodate freshmen 
and sophomores from that area. 

\\'ith sufficient manpower back on campus, a full 
program of varsity athletics was resumed. Football, 
basketball, baseball, swimming, wrestling and track 
teams turned in very satisfactory records, \\ith prom- 
ise of better things in the future. 

Other campus activities reflected the increased 
enrollment. Organizations dormant during the barren 
war years were re-activated; the social calendar was 
full. ■ 

Our school is growing up. 

The whole human race found 1947 difficult going. 
The same results of the Second World \\'ar \\hich 
gave Kent State its impetus to growth brought to the 
great globe one of the most significant years of its 
recorded history. The atomic bomb continued to be 
the object of desperate deliberation, speculation and 
fear. The United Nations sought a formula for world 
peace. \\'artime controls and regulations \\ere aband- 
oned. Labor strife continued to make major headlines. 
For the first time, war instigators were punisiicd for 
crimes against man. 

W Q. the Chestnut Burr staff, have tried to record 
in picture and print the liighlights of life in 1947, on 
the campus and in the world. Our objective has been 
to give permanence to memories of your doings, your 
friends, your classmates and your professors. The 
staff was relatively inexperienced in the field, and un- 
dertook production of the book in spite of serious 
material shortages. 

\\'e hope that today, when you leaf through the 
Burr for the first time, you will appreciate and enjoy 
its contents. In future ^•ears ^^■e hope you will find 
it valuable to restore memories of events and people 
almost forgotten. A.G. 



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Contents 




Administration, page 20 

College of Liberal Arts, page 25 

College of Business Administration, page 73 

College of Education, page 79 

Kent State Canton, page 89 

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Football, page 1 16 
Basketball, page 126 
Swimming, page 133 
... Wrestling, page 135 

Intramural Athletics, page 140 



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Senior Class, page 148 
Junior Class, page 160 
Sophomore Class, page 168 
Freshman Class, page 176 



Student Jjife 

Dormitories, page 190 

Greek Organizations, page 193 

Independent Organizations, page 220 

Queens, page 237 

Dances and Activities, page 245 



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PREADING over more than loo acres, 
the campus of Kent State University possesses 
the natural beauty of a cultural center. The 
main buildings form a semi-circle on a ridge above the rest of the campus, 
affording a spacious view over the front campus and surrounding countrv- 
side. 

In Spring, Summer and Fall, most students have enjoyed a pleasant stroll 
across the shaded front campus or have relaxed from strenuous classroom toil 
on the soft grass, ^^'inter brings a chilling wind, but who has not stopped 
a moment to admire a new fallen snow on the campus hillside. The daily 
trek up the hill will be remembered by all who have attended the University. 
Numerous changes are in progress or are contemplated. In a few years 
the campus, so familiar to present students, will have a greatly changed and 
improved appearance. 



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HOUSANDS of new students descended on the University in the fall to shatter all previous enrollment 
records. The official fall registration listed 4768 students on the Kent campus and 650 at the Canton branch. 

This great influx of students almost doubled the population of Kent. Many were unable to find housing 
facilities in Kent and were forced to commute. Others secured temporary quarters at the Maple Grove housing 
project and later in the year in the University barracks. 

Classes were filled to capacity and the faculty bore a heavy burden of extra classes. Jammed hallways made 
progress between classes slow while an acute traffic situation resulted from hundreds of student drivers. During 
meal hours most of the eating places in town were crammed. In the second quarter the enrollment dechned 
slightly but not enough to offer much respite from the crowded conditions. 



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UCH ado was made over the atomic bomb and its possible effects upon civilization during the year. 
The above photograph of the atomic bomb experiments at Bikini was taken by an automatic camera mounted 
in a tower on the beach. The picture shows the huge tower of water and steam created by the underwater ex- 
plosion in the second test. 

All the world shuddered at the thought of another war in which atomic energy would be the basic explo- 
sive force employed. To forestall this occurrence, the United Nations deliberated at length over methods of 
controlling the production and use of this brute energy. Whether or not these discussions have been of any 
avail will be known through the passage of time. 

\\'hile most of the world cringed at the devastating po\\er of atomic energy, scientists were absorbed with 
the problem of harnessing the energy for peaceful purposes To gainfully employ atomic power presents per- 
plexing problems but it is hoped that eventually the world will benefit from the development of atomic dis- 
integration. 



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George A. Bomnav, A.B., A.M., LL.D. 

Fresident of the University 



' President George A. Bowman found in his third 
year at Kent State University that leadership of a 
rapidly expanding institution involved more than 
just desk work. Through his efforts and many trips 
of inspection to government surplus piles all over 
Ohio, he was able to supply the campus with dor- 
mitory space, cafeteria equipment and classroom 
space necessary to meet demands of a veteran-swollen 
population. His additions to the faculty have not 
only provided much needed instructors but have done 
much toward raising the prestige of the school. 



President Bowman, aided bv his 
secretary, Mrs. Alice Makinson 



President 



\\\x\\ a personal interest in 
the welfare of each individual, 
Dr. Bo\\'man has attempted to 
bring a wider scope of educa- 
tional possibilities to every 
student at the University, 
keeping in mind that in several 
years college training ^^'ill not 
be merely desirable but virtu- 
ally necessary for entrance into 
crowded technical and special- 
ized fields. His background of 
school administration prepares 
him well to act the role of ad- 
visor and aide. 





Robert C. Dix 
Otto J. Kerb 



John R. Williams 



Joseph B. Hanan 
Charles H. Lake 



Truste 



At regular meetings in President Bowman's office, 
members of the Board of Trustees oversee the development 
and expansion of the University. John R. Williams continued 
as president for the past year, assisted b\' Joseph B. Hanan, 
vice president; Robert C. Dix, secretary; Otto J. Korb, treas- 
urer; and Charles H. Lake. Clyde Hissong serves in an 
.ex-officio capacity. 



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Merle E. Wagoner 




Pml E. Beck 
Coiiiptroller 



Dr. Elizabeth Leggett 
University Physician 



O. B. Law 

Assistant Treasurer 



Lawrence Wooddell 
Superintendent of Maintenance 



ISE direction of a university of 
nearly 5000 students is accomplished 
only through concerted activity by 
the entire staff leading it. Without 
cooperation the chaos of postwar re- 
vision and adjustment would never 
have been untangled. 

The Coordinator of Veterans' Af- 
fairs has been active this year in 
providing guidance for veterans who 
comprise eighty per cent of the stu- 
dent population. This office has found 
popularity by insuring prompt deliv- 
ery of subsistence checks and bringing 
to the attention of every ex-G. I. the 
benefits resulting from regional and 
national legislation. 

Once again at registration time lines 
Stretched down the main drive . . . 
the deans were swamped with guid- 
ance problems . . . the housing shortage 
prompted an intensive Bed-for-a-Vet 
drive . . . dieticians found meat and 
sugar shortages to be only a small part 
of their problems. 



Mrs. Rheina Fair 
Student Residence 



Advisor 



Ernestine Williams 
Head Dietician 

Alberta E. Li/i/bach 
Assistant Dietician 



Charles E. Atkinson 
University Examiner 




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John Reed Spicer, A.B., A.M., Ph.D. 
Dean of College of Liberal Arts 



HE versatility and sympathetic understanding of under- 
graduates' needs and problems have made Dr. John Reed 
Spicer one of the most popular administration staff members 
during his first year as Dean of the College of Liberal Arts. 
Having just recently completed work on his doctorate, the 
thirty-nine-vear-old Dean has had an intimate, personal 
knowledge of his students' problems. 

A revised and expanded system of facultv advisors and 
important curricula changes marked the first-year improve- 
ments introduced bv the administrator, enabling a student 
to receive competent, individual advice relating to Iiis studies 
from authorities in each particular field. 



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Nina S. Humphrey 



ACULTY members of the School of Art this year again 
sponsored the annual exhibition of work by University stu- 
dents, staff, and alumni. An invitational tea in the Fall form- 
ally opened the exhibit which included paintings in oil and 
watercolor, crayon drawings, and craft pieces by the five 
new artists who joined the faculty this year. These new 
members were Robert and Barbara Morrow, Julius Faysash, 
Max Johnson, and Miss Maxine Maxwell. Such a display of 
work was instrumental in sparking student confidence in their 
teachers' abilities. 

Returning from a year of study. Miss Nina Humphrey, 
head of the school, began her thirty-third year with the de- 
partment. Teaching every phase of art, the school curriculum 
was expanded to offer concentrated sequences in jewelry 
design, weaving, graphic arts such as lithographing and wood 
cutting, and marionette and puppet design. These were in 
addition to the regularly scheduled classes in commercial and 
studio art, as well as the history and appreciation of the 
subject. 



E. Ladislaw Novotny 
Robert and Barbara Morrow- 



Wilbur W. West 
Thelma Hyland 




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First row: R. Hettinger; H. Griffiths; M. Lemmons; V. Block; L. iVIusick; L. Baughman; J. Smith N. King 

Second row: G. McFarland; A. Zima; T. Burke; R. Pope; A. Christienson; D. Smith; Mr. Morrow; A. Sandusky; M. Kotis 

Third row: G. Jagmin; W. Schaffer; C. Dickerson; A. Hudson; R. Beckwith; D. Swenson; A. Irons; J. Foldessy; G. Ulch 



ITH the return of the elaborate Masque Ball, 
the Art Club took an active step toward reviving 
traditional events unique to the Kent State campus. 
The January dance, for which the orchestra of 
Johnny Michaels provided music, was the high point 
of this year's program of activities. 

Creative enthusiasm and critical ability are devel- 
oped in artistically talented students through this club. 



a University organization composed primarily of 
majors and minors in the School of Art. The fre- 
quent field trips to nearby museums and exhibitions 
were financed from fees earned by decorating Wills 
Gymnasium for school affairs. 

Students enjoyed the club's original decorations for 
the Homecoming dance, Top Hop, Newman Club 
formal and most other social affairs. These projects 
were led by President "\^'alter Schaffer and his ex- 
ecutive council which included Glen McFarland, 
Alice Hudson, A^irginia Block, Mavis Lemmons, and 
Richard Pope. 



Art Club members, refusing to let rain spoil their picnic, adjourned to the shelter of Kent Hall. 




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OURNALISAI activities hit a new high with an increased 
enrolhiient, establishment of a publicity and promotion short 
course and expansion of the nationallv-known short course 
in ne\\'s photography marking as outstanding this year's 
growth in tlie School of Journalism. Directing its progress 
was William D. Taylor, Jr., wdio returned from overseas 
military service to lead his department to its place as eight- 
eenth amon<r journalism schools in the nation. 

edited as the school with the country's fastest-growing 
enrollment, the total number of journalism students rose to 
:;2o titis year, including 35 majors registered in the outstand- 
ing photograpliy curriculum taught by Assistant Professor 
James A. Fosdick. .More than 500 professional photographers 
and public relations workers attended short courses directed 
by Alfred A. Crowell and .Michael J. Radock of the Journal- 
ism School faculty. 

Journalism students revived their departmental organization 
which sponsored the annual high school da\' and speeches 
by noted people in the field. 




\Mlliani D. Taylor, Jr. 




Alfred A. Crowell 

iMichacI J. Radock 



Murray Powers 

James A. Fosdick 



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HE official publicity and news of Kent 
State is distributed by the University News 
Bureau, directed by Michael J. Radock, as- 
sistant professor of journalism. He is aided 
by a staff of student assistants. Full-page news- 
paper and magazine layouts and network 
radio broadcasts have brought to a national 
audience the story of this year's expansion at 
the University. 

Preparation and distribution of special in- 
formation booklets for individual activities, 
such as athletics and the A Cappella choir, 
were handled by this office, which also pro- 
moted the Model Model contest. 

Daily sports releases were sent to area news- 
papers by Mickey Dover, while Alarion Cole 
handled home town and general university 
news stories. Ernest Rowland \\'as staff pho- 
tographer and Jeri Petzel did news bureau 
mailing and secretarial work. 




Jeri Petzel, Alickev Dover, Michael J. Radock, 
Marion Cole, Ernest Rowland 




Eleanor Tomasik, Assistant Jeri Petzel, Jargon Editor Marion Cole, Kent Alumnus Editor 



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^ ' - ONTHLY pocket-size editions of Jargon, 
School of Journalism house organ edited by Jeri 
Petzel, bring Journalism School news, personal 
items, and features to the attention of the <;oo "J" 
alumni and students, keeping them in contact with 
one another as they work and study in more than 
a dozen states. 



ITH the growth and strengthening of the 
Kent State University Alumni Association, tlic bi- 
monthly alumni bulletin increased in scope and 
importance. The Kent Alumnus, edited b>' .Marion 
Cole for the second vear, has seen a growing pop- 
ularity whicli has resulted in almost doubling last 
year's circulation. 



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S THE enrollment of the University reached an unprec- 
edented size, Alvin Geitgey, editor, found it necessary to 
increase the size of the annual Chestnut Burr, making the 
1947 edition the largest book in history, hitroduced in this 
issue is coverage of the Canton extension school of KSU, 
and for the first time in four years a revived and expanded 
sports program is presented pictorially. Photography by skill- 
ful ex-service cameramen and bv class students gave promise 
of high ratings for a "new era" yearbook. 




Alvin Geitge)', Editor 



Book I: M. Musil; F. Carioti, Editor; R. Singhaus; M. Cole 



Art Staff: R. Beckwith; H. McGrail, Editor; A. Domitt 
R. Shelar 




Book III: R. Erdley; A. Fregly; I. Kelbaugh; K. Walters; 
L. Jayred; B. Knox, Editor; A. Domiter 



Copy Staff: H. Hyser; R. Lengacher, Editor; J. Goncher 



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Clarence Tonka, Business Manager 



ORK on the '47 Burr was slowed up many times during 
the year as the business staff met difficulties in purchasing 
supplies and equipment. It was obvious to Business Manager 
Clarence Tonka that though the war abroad was over, the 
war of supply and demand on the production market was 
still being waged. Scarcities in all fields threatened to delay 
production, and purchase of essentials called for miles of leg 
work. A\'ith a nation-\\'ide shortage of newsprint contrasted 
to an increased number of pages, the yearbook was fortunate 
that, due to the foresight of its leaders, contracts had been 
made months in advance to co\'er paper suppl\-, printing and 
binding. Further gro\\th was also evidenced m the advertising 
section. 



Photography Staff: VV. Koch; O. Maxwell, Editor Book IV: R. Arnold, Editor; D. Warman Book II: J. Finn, Editor; M. Dover 




Photography Staff: R. Arnold; E. Dochak; R. Kidd 



Business Staff: (standing) W. Pike, A. Lewis, R. Blumer; 
(seated) J. Schick; W. Davis 



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N crusading for improvements on campus as daily news- 
papers have done in metropolitan areas, the Kent Stater this 
year was responsible for countless changes which benefited 
the entire university. In its sixty columns of news each week, 
the Stater fought for better student government and educa- 
tion. 

AA'ith the return from service of fomier journalism 
students came the reappearance of traditional sports and 
political columns. \'eterans dominated the editorial staff, 
led m the Fall bv Alatt Fenn, editor. The advertising depart- 
ment was efficiently handled by Business iVIanager Frank 
Vendely. 

The Stater continued to cooperate with all campus or- 
ganization:; in activities of interest to the student body. 




Matt Fenn, Editor 



Business staff: W. Hugo, F. Vendelv, 

manager; J. Suso 

Editorial staff: R. Apple; R. Casev; M. 

Dover 

Edition kditor: R. Hovt 



Sports staff: J. Finn; R. Apple, Editor; 
Cj. Heaslip 

Staff conference in the Stater office 
Society stafk: iM. Shingler; I. Schnaiif- 
fer; E. Meek; E. Schirmer, Editor 



Journalism student body officers: P. 
Morgan, secretary; R. Casey, president 
Feature editor: A. Post, with Stater 
Editor, M. Fenn 
Staff checks linotype operation 





Top: Edition editor Bob Blumer and staff. 

Center: William Powers of Youngstown paper, banquet 
speaker 

Bottom: Society staff, J. West, E. Meek, editor; R. Craw- 
ford. Banquet chairman Matt Fenn, retiring editor. 



Top: Edition editor A-Iarion Cole. 
Center: Bob Blumer checks Joe Messersmith's copy. 
Bottom: Business staff, A. Scourcus; J. Suso, manager; W. 
Hugo 



C^UPERVISED by Editor Robert Hoyt, the Kent 
Stater turned its emphasis to interpretation as well as 
reporting of campus events during the second half of 
the school year. 

Professional-caliber critiques of musical and artistic 
events, concentration on the serious aspects of college 
education, and interpretation of campus trends were 
evident in news and editorial columns. 

Close work with University clubs through a series 
of feature articles resulted in increased membership 
in many groups and success of worthwhile campaigns. 
Aided by Kent Stater support, the University Veter- 
ans Association, Booster Club and similar service 
groups were able to expand their activities. 

Publication of the Kent State University Canton 
edition of the newspaper continued on a bi-weeklv 
basis during the Spring, under campus edition editors. 

The Kent Stater maintained its high position among 
college newspapers throughout the nation, with Pro- 
fessor Alfred A. Crowell as advisor and Julian Suso 
business manager. 




Robert E. Hoyt, Editor Winter Term 



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Board of 
Publications 



Alfred A. Crowell and Leland C. Whetten 
Publications Advisors 




Prof. Whetten, M. Eubanks, R. Kenyon, Prof. Taylor, Prof. Nicholson, R. Wentz, Prof. Satterfield, C. Partridge 



1^ EEPING policies of Kent State publications on 
the highest possible level is the responsibility of mem- 
bers of the Publications Policy Committee, student- 
faculty group which selects heads for the student 
newspaper, yearbook, and humor magazine. 

In semi-annual meetings, committeemen examined 
applications from students for editor and business 
manager of the Kent Stater and Chestnut Burr, and 
selected heads of these publications. 



The group also gave its approval for reappearance 
of the Duchess, monthly humor magazine, by select- 
ing the editor and publisher. 

Nc\\- faculty member on the committee this year 
was John B. Nicholson, Jr., librarian. Professors re- 
taining their posts were \Mlliam D. Taylor, Jr., Ches- 
ter A. Satterfield, and Leland C. Whetten. Four stu- 
dents approved by Student Council were seated on 
the Publications Policy Committee. 



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^HE DUCHESS, campus humor magazine, re- 
sumed publication last fall under the guidance of 
Glenn Yotti, publisher, and Al Weekly, editor-in- 
chief. The grand old lady returned to the campus 
with a fresh spirit and a new editorial poUcy. 

Coverage of the major events and trends at the 
University was included in each issue of the maga- 
zine. Articles of current interest aroused a high de- 
gree of student readership. Following a policy of 
using many pictures each month, the Duchess kept 
a large staff of photographers busy turning out all 
types of pictures. 

The chief photographer for the Duchess was \V. 
"Doc" Koch with a staff of experienced cameramen. 
The editorial side was handled by Hope Greener, 
assistant editor; Phil Dempsey, feature editor; Bob 
W'entz, copy editor; and \Vard G. Van Orman in 
charge of humor. Earl Greaves and H. Lee Baker 
furnished the art work. Business matters were taken 
care of by John Laurenson and Bob Ryan. 



Duchess 




Glenn Yotti, publisher; B. Ryan J. Laurenson. 



Alvin Weekley, editor; B. Wentz, H. Greener, P. 
Dempsey, E. Lynch. 



G. Ketchy, W. Koch, O. Maxwell. 




G. B. Taylor, J. Rehner, S. Fatzick, E. Greaves. 



J. Kemp, E. Kolk, E. Tomasik, B. Fish, VV. Van 
Orman, J. Rector. 



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Chi 
Pi 




ITS second post-war year, Chi Pi, men's journ- 
alism honorary', returned to its role of leadership in 
activities of the School of Journalism. 

Under the presidency of Stater editor Matt Fenn, 
the fraternitv cooperated with the journalism depart- 
ment in the annual short courses in Public Relations 
and News Photography. It also engaged well-known 
journalists to address the journalism student body at 



regular meetmgs. 




In February Chi Pi sponsored the annual publica- 
tions banquet, at which new heads of the University 
publications were named. The Paul Ryan Stater 
achievement trophy and the new Aiatthew J. Fenn 
trophy were presented at the banquet, which was 
held at the Mayflower Hotel in Akron. 

Chi Pi also gained the distinction of becoming the 
first journalism fraternity to make a donation to the 
John Peter Zenger Memorial fund. 



Matt Fenn, president. 





Center: M. Fenn. Seated: R. Hoyt; R. Wentz; J. Finn; R. Blumer; R. Casey; M. Dover 
Standing: R. Apple; R. Lengacher; A. Foutts; J. Forrest; A. Geitgey; F. Carioti; M. J. Radock 



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ER\^ICE in the field of journalism was the goal 
of Lambda Phi, women's journalism honorary-, this 
past year. Collaborating with Chi Pi and the School 
of Journalism, the fraternity assisted with the annual 
Short Course in News Photography by helping find 
housing for visiting photographers and aiding the 
journalism department in handling the tremendous 
influx of mail. 

Lambda Phi also helped sponsor the annual high 
school day of the Northeastern Ohio Scholastic Press 
for students interested in journalism. Special awards 
were presented for the best news stories and certifi- 
cates \\'ere awarded to the outstanding high schoo 
papers. 

President of Lambda Phi this year was Ethel Schir- 
mer, with Eleanor Meek vice-president, Beryl Knox 
secretar\' and treasurer, and Marion Cole historian. 



Lambda 
Phi 




Ethel Schirnicr, president 




Seated: R. Acierno, M. Cole, P. Morgan, J. Goncher, E. Schirmer 
Standing: B. Knox, E. Meek 



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News Photography 
Short Course 



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'N ENROLLMENT almost double 
last year's record marked the Sixth An- 
nual Short Course in News Photography, 
led by Alfred A. Crowell, member of the 
faculty of the School of journalism, 
which sponsored the event in March. 

Five hundred news cameramen brought 
their Speed Graphics to the campus to 
photograph the much-heralded Model 
Model and to attend lectures by twenty- 
nine nationally-famous lensmen who re- 
vealed newest photography techniques. 

Life Magazine photographer Frank 
Scherschel was chairman and Julius 
Greenfield, chief of the Akron Beacon 
Journal photo staff, director. 




Frank Scherschel 



Julius Greenfield 




Pendleton Dudley 



L. E. Judd 



Public Relations 
Short Course 



-yVEWEST project of the School of 
Journalism this year was organization 
of the First Annual Short Course in 
Public Relations. Several hundred out- 
standing promotion directors from Ohio 
and neighboring states attended the two- 
day conference in June, conducted by 
Michael J. Radock, assistant professor 
of journalism and University News Bur- 
eau head. 

Public relations men from business, 
industry, and institutions attended lec- 
tures by nationally-known figures in the 
field. 

Short course director was Pendleton 
Dudley of New York City, and L. E. 
Judd, Akron, was chairman. A council 
of sixteen Ohio public relations men 
guided the project in its first year. 



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School of Music 



C^ RAINING of a professional caliber is offered 
by musicians who comprise the faculty of the School 
of Music, headed by Prof. Fred Herman Denker. 

Vocal and instrumental curricula prepare talented 
students for solo and ensemble work as well as the 
teaching of music. Private training in every major 
band and orchestra instrument is offered by regular 
faculty members, supplemented by distinguished 
artists from the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra. 

Faculty of the School of Alusic this year sponsored 
an extensive program of recitals, highlighted by a 
Spring concert featuring compositions of Prof. 
Harold Allies. The school also sponsored regular 
weekly programs of recorded classical music from 
the complete departmental library. 

Further emphasis was placed on informal recitals 
by applied music students, as part of the well-rounded 
departmental program designed to produce expert, 
thoroughly-trained artists. 




Fred H. Denker 




Kenneth Byler 
A. L. Dittmer 



Roy D. Metcalf Florence Sublette 

Elfleda Littlejohn Flarold Miles Care Carapetyan 



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Members: D. Bolton, N. Park, R. DeMattia, M. Phillips, C. Ladel, P. Ritzman, H. Frazier, H. Belden, V. Cost- 
arella, P. West, J. Erode, J. Boettler, F. Mikolich, O. Schneider, iM. Reed, M. Lemponen, A. Johnson, AI. Farrell, 
A. Sawyer, J. Russell, W. Cho\\ n, R. Goodwin, J. Brown, B. Kindi£f, John Salomone, L. MciMillen, D. Wildman, 
H. Sears, A. Blair, J. Petrick, W. Robison, C. Withycombe, D. sTiaffer, H. Greenwald, R. Smith, R. Faulk, M. 
Friedland, A. Brown, B. Eddy, C. Daum, W. Palmer, W.Sedlak, J. Derks, C. Parsons, J. Bonar, D. Wallace, A. 
Gradolph, J. Chidley, E. Phillips, D. Stanford, H. Province, D. McGinley, W. Chisholm, P. Simmons, H. Bergem, 
D. Schramm, J. Peery, A. U'Ren. 



/vent state University's band gained added 
recognition this year as Director Roy D. Metcalf led 
the group tlirough annual contests to maintain its ex- 
cellent rating. 

Band members began the school year by providing 
colorful,well-executed formations as a marching unit 
at gridiron contests. Paced by Drum A'lajor Jack Rus- 
sell, the blue-and-gold uniformed group was particu- 
larly impressive at the season finale with the Uni- 
versity of Akron. 

On the concert stage Prof. Aietcalf directed the 
spring concert, which featured the popular Grieg 
Piano Concerto, with Prof. Fred Herman Denker, 
head of the School of Music, as soloist. 

Musicians of the Kent State group travelled to 
Wittenberg College for the annual festival with bands 
of every major Ohio school. Here students learned 
new music and were given an opportunity to per- 
form under various directors. 

Officers of the band for the last year have been 
John Solomon, president; Marshall Friedland, vice- 
president; and Patricia West, secretary. 



University 
Band 



Roy D. Metcalf 
Director 




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Symphony 
Orchestra 



Wr 




Kenneth Bvler 
Conductor 



'ITH THE return to the faculty of Kenneth 
Byler, assistant professor of music, tlie University 
Symphony Orchestra resumed its pre-war pattern of 
an all-student ensemble, after being augmented by 
local talent for ahnost four years. 

Musicians in the Orchestra officially opened the 
Kent State concert season early in the Fall Quarter 
with a recital of classical symphony and programme 
music. David Kenippel was concertmaster of the 
group which won early recognition from critical 
audiences. 

In addition to its regularly scheduled concert ap- 
pearances, the Orchestra cooperated \\'ith the School 
of Speech in providing appropriate background music 
for University Theater productions. The Symphony 
Orchestra operated indcpcndcntlv of the Unixersity 
Band but many able students participated in both or- 
ganizations. 

A more mature student attitude toward serious 
music was evidenced in the popularity of Orchestra 
programs. Concerts were a fine blend of well- 
balanced yet contrasted numbers plaved with pre- 
cision. 




Members: D. Kemppel, G. Westin, S. Polak, R. Armitage, J. Schoelinger, E. Stewart, H. Kaley, C. Stein, N. 

Geist, W. Wagoner, C. Infield, E. Douglass, J. Douglass, A'l. Lansinger, A. Carapetyan, J. Neff, E. Phillips, D. 

Stanford, R. DeMattia, M. Cleaton, V. Costarella, P. West, C. Ellsworth, D. Wildman, H. Fugman, A. Blair, J. 

Osovich, J. Petrick, J. Salomone, J. Smith, A. Johnson, A. Sawyer, J. Russell, M. Farrell, R. Zappi. A. Kambury, 

»J. Hill, R. Fault, M. Friedland, A. U'Ren, A. Brown, W. Chish'olm, S. Duke. 



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^ V t ^^' 






■»«««f-'*»'**^iiilii..' •«*,■, 



.Members: R. Averill, C. Brand, I Brodbeck, V. Dietrich, H. Gov, J. Leatherman, A. Edwards, R. Purdy, M. 
Evelyn, C. Shindledecker, E. Garver, B. Slota, C. Lympanv, J. Stonestreet, J. Melick, D. Wallace, L. Pincombe, 
M. \A'ilber, AI. Sprott, E. Zeka, D. Swanson, E. Armstrong, A. Acerra, iM. Clough, J. Brand, F. Faust, E. Doug- 
lass, L. Frost, J. Douglass, B. Fulkerson, L. Gray, B. Hoy, B. Lillev, G. Krichbaum, T. Pugliese, P. Ritznian, F. 
Ritzman, I. Tryon, P. Steiner, L. \^andervort, R. Tompkins, J. Greenwood, R. DeiMattia, D. Hewitt, J. Edwards, 
J. Lilley, E. Halas, R. Robinson, G. Hollingsworth, W. Rush, D. Kemppel, W. Schenk, F. Kesselring, P. Snyder, 
C. Laraway, C. Stewart, iM. Thomas, R. Stone, P. Ulrich, R. W'aterburv, A. Chevney, A. Carapervan, F. Carioti, 
R. Cattrell, G. Dormanv, J. Fisher, L. Frederich, D. Freed, C. Hall' J. Hawkins, J. Laurenson, C. Hilbrecht, J. 
Lull, A. Molodowitch, E. Mandalfino, Q. Morris, J. Schoenberg, L. Schneiderman, J. Wohlford, C. Whitehead. 

A Cappella Choir 




Caro M. Carapetyan 
Director 



*-a)URS throughout Northeastern Ohio and 
radio broadcasts over leading area network 
stations brought new acclaim to the Kent 
State A Cappella Choir and its director, Caro 
M. Carapetyan, associate professor of music. 

Radio Station WTAiVI, Cleveland, aired the 
choir in a half-hour program of Christmas 
music, and appearances from the University 
auditorium over Station WHKK, Akron, and 
from other area stations followed. 

Director Carapetyan brought added recog- 
nition for the choir as he led the 8o-voice 
group in recitals at leading churches in Cleve- 
land, Akron, Youngstown, Canton, and iMass- 
illon. 

The choir director also edited several an- 
cient compositions, including Gallus' "Alle- 
luia," which were given their United States 
■premiers on this campus. 



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v_/DCUSING attention on ballads and songs more than four 
hundred years old, the A'ladrigal singers this year brought 
to the campus a rarely-heard type of music sung in tradi- 
tional sixteenth century style. Organized and led by Caro Al. 
Carapetyan of the School of Music faculty, the Madrigal 
singers were often included on regular programs with the A 
Cappella Choir. The si.xteen trained singers, composing the 
first group of its kind at Kent, were selected by the director 
after individual invitation and audition. 



Madrigal 
Singers 




Second 
Choir 



M. 



^AKING far-reaching plans for improvement of the 
A Cappella Choir, Director Caro M. Carapetyan this year 
established the Second Choir, comprised mainly of freshman 
and sophomore singers who were being trained for eventual 
membership in the senior choral group. 

In training this Second Choir, Professor Carapetyan em- 
phasized development of a professional attitude achieved 
through persistent training, sincerity and enthusiasm for vocal 
music. All singers were held responsible for perfect memori- 
Kation of words and music. 



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Jx OUR outstanding young American vocalists this year 
combined their talents with the 200 Kent State University 
singers and orchestra members to revive the annual presenta- 
tion of Handel's famous Christmas oratorio, "The Messiah." 

New York soloists Eleanor Brownell, Gertrude Berggren, 
Alfred Hopkins and John Grant sang leading roles in the 
December performance, witnessed by a capacity audience. 
Director of the oratorio in its first performance at Kent State 
since 1 944 was Fred Herman Denker, head of the School of 
Music. 

In addition to students in the "Messiah" chorus and orches- 
tra, many faculty members and local musicians aided in the 
performance. Singers and audience alike were thrilled by the 
closing "Alleluia" chorus which climaxed the oratorio. 



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i 




lV inter li/onderland 



As the winter clouds rolled 
over Prentice Gate and cov- 
ered the campus with a fleecy 
white blanket, students found 
new entertainment. Snowball- 
ing, tobogganing and skiing 
were definitely more fun than 
classroom lectures. 

Then came the big drift. 
Classes were closed for one day 
and everyone on the campus 
had a royal time. 




Windham JVays 




Windham resident Herbert Wilson 
returns to Mrs. Wilson and food. 



The nurserv' at Windham. 



.Mr. and Mrs. Wilson relax and 
share the evening paper. 




Top: Children of University' students spend their 
davs playing in the housing project nurser)'. 

Bottom: A communits- in itself, the Maple Grove 
project at \\'indham even has a lunch counter. 



Top: Windham residents gather at the community 
drug store to shop — and talk. 

Bottom: Their shopping completed, a young 
couple head home with their Christmas tree. 



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School of Speech 



(Broadcasting, acting, and speech instruction 
and correction are stressed by the School of Speech 
in a program aimed to improve oral habits of students 
in and out of the professional speech field. 

Headed for the seventeenth year bv E. Turner 
Stump, founder of the school, the speech department 
aids other divisions of the University in preparing 
public programs. Speech students are also called upon 
to help in campaigns for local welfare and civic im- 
provements. 

High school students are encouraged to take an 
active part in dramatics through the annual summer 
workshops sponsored by scholarships to the Speech 
School. The School of Speech is also the home of the 
national publication of Alpha Psi Omega, largest dra- 
matics honorary organization in the world. Prof. 
Stump is the national president of this fraternity. 




E. Turner Stump 




G. Harry Wright 
Walton D. Clarke 



John Montgomery 
Eleanor Gray 



James N. Holm 
Robert Pearce 



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A\'alt<)n D. Clarke 
Director 



Radio 



w^ 



'ALTON D. CLARKE, new assistant 
professor of Speech and director of tlie Radio 
Workshop, comes to Kent from Springfield, 
.Missouri, where he worked for three years 
on station KWTO. Prior to his commercial 
experience. Prof. Clarke, who graduated from 
Aliiton College and did post-graduate work 
at the University of Wisconsin, taught in both 



ligh school and college. 



The director finds that his present work 
enables him to combine these past experiences 
effectively for the "new era" in radio at KSU. 



W. Lashle\-, B. Cibula, L. Dolhar, R. Smiley, A. 
Lewis, F. Fedorka. 



W. Clarke, J. McDermott, R. Lewis, J. Davidson, 
G. Dantzig, J. Lyon. 




J. McNaughton, J. Butler, E. Thed- 
ford, F. Fedorka, D. Clark. 



J. Lyon, K. Zevalkink 



Richard Urav at controls. 



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Workshop 



KS R W 



LJ HE Radio Workshop, a voluntary organization 
of University students interested in radio broadcast- 
ing, gives its members an opportunity to participate 
in tiie production of actual programs which are put 
on the air. Students write and produce these programs 
under the direction of the faulty advisor. The modem 
soundproof studios are completely equipped except 

KSRW veterans Bob Smiley, Don Shanower and 
Helen Mitrovka work with Prof. Clarke on a Sat- 
urdav broadcast. 



for a transmitter. Broadcasting was greatly facihtated 
this year by the addition of a direct line to WAKR, 
Akron. Now the programs are broadcast directly 
from the Universit)^'s studios. The Workshop is 
following a poHcy of representing more of the Uni- 
versity's departments in anticipation of the day when 
the Kent campus will have its own radio station. 



Smilev edits a Radio Workshop script to meet the 
quarter-hour broadcast time limit. 




Sound effects engineer Dolores Clark sends her foot- 
steps o\er the mike in an e.xciting mystery drama. 



Students in one of Prof. Clarke's radio classes discuss 
the current broadcast while they meet in the KSRW 
studio. , 



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Pi Kappa Delta 



J 



NCLUDED in the many activities of the Kent 
chapter of Pi Kappa Delta, national honorary speech 
fraternity, is participation at the biennial tournament 
in which Kent State students debate with orators 
from the nation's leading colleges and universities. 



This year's contest took place in April at Bowling 
Green State University. 

Pi Kappa Delta pledges are chosen by balloting of 
members of the honorary. Eligibility is based on 
points gained through inter-collegiate speech activities, 
with emphasis on debate work. 

Forensics coach James N. Holm has been advisor 
to the group since 1939. Under his guidance, eight Pi 
Kappa Delta members met with speakers from other 
schools in oratory contests. The members were also 
official liosts to students from twenty-three schools 
represented at the Buckeye Debate Tournament. 




Standing: R. Farr; Prof. J. N. Holm; 
M. Bradley. 
Seated: J. Cook; G. Jeffrey. 



Standing: N. Bertellotti; G. Gilbert; 
W. Davis; Prof. J. N. Holm. 

Seated: R. Farr; H. Kaley; R. How- 
ard; M. Bradley; J. Fiocca; J. Alarker; 
E. Berrodin. 



CJ HROUGH the efforts of the University's For- 
ensics Club, the group responsible for debates, oratory, 
and other types of extensional speaking off campus, 
Kent was host to the annual Buckeye Debate Tourna- 
ment held here in Febrary. Facing debate teams from 
twenty-three surrounding colleges, the University 
tied for third place. 

Professor James N. Holm, the original organizer 
and present advisor, succeeded in rapidly extending 
the group's activities which were curtailed during the 
war. In keeping with policies of expansion, an invita- 
tion was sent to the University of Hawaii proposing 



Forensics Club 



participation in an April tournament with "Statehood 
for Hawaii" as the subject. 

The president and student director of the Student 
Forensics Association the past year was Ray Farr, 
while Jeanne Cook acted as vice-president. Gail 
Jeffrey was the club's secretary, and Lee Shenefiel 
was treasurer. 



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UNIVERSITY 
THEATER 



G. Harrison, F. Faust, Prof. W. 
West, and Prof. G. H. Wright 
study "Othello" stage model built 
and donated by H. V. Wands. 




Macbeth, a victim of an insatiable greed, meets his death at the sword of MacDuff. James Bissett 
and Don Shanower. 



J" OR THE past forty years, through the "Little 
Theater" movement, dramatic interest and activity 
has spread among the people of the nation, until it 
has become an important aspect of American life. 
The Kent State University Theater has felt that it has 
had some part in the development of the national 
expression, since for seventeen years it has been 
operating under the School of Speech and has pre- 
sented a regular program of plays. 

The University Theater has fulfilled the various 
functions of the stage by maintaining a balance be- 



tween plays of cultural importance and those of high 
entertainment value. As a result of these efforts, Kent 
State students have enjoyed a well rounded program 
of fine entertainment during the past year. 

The season of 1946-47 found two plays in the 
cultural group — "Macbeth" and "Othello"; and in the 
entertainment category were "East Lynne", Agatha 
Gristle's "Ten Little Indians," and the story of old 
back bay Boston society, "The Late George Apley". 
Acting as theater manager for this year's successful 
productions was Felice Faust, with Clifford Hancock 
ser\'ing as business manager. 



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The last little Indian, Jane Filler, faces the hang- 
man's noose of the murderous judge, Jim Bullock. 



A scene from "Ten Little Indians:" D. Shanower; 
H. Mitrovka; J. A. Hammack; Wilbur Adams. 



Theater 




"One went and choked himself, 
And then there were none . . ." 



sjrN KEEPING M'ith pre-war tradition, the 
University Theater this year resumed its 
schedule of five full-length plays, with 
Shakespeare's "Alacbeth" opening the season. 

Featured in the lead role \\as UT veteran 
Don Shanower, with freshman Helen 
A-Iitrovka as Lady A lacbeth. E. Turner Stump, 
head of the School of Speech, directed. 

In addition to the three campus per- 
formances, the "Alacbeth" cast played to more 
than 3000 students in eight northeastern Ohio 
high schools. This \\'as the nation's first road 
show of classic drama by a college touring 
company. 

As the result of this highly-successful ex- 
periment, the National Thespian Society will 
sponsor similar tours next year by six leading 
collecres throughout the United States. KSU 
will represent the Ohio district. 




Helen Mitrovka in the sleep 
walking scene from "Macbeth." 



Freshman players D. DeSimio, 
L. Manis, and K. Telford made a 
hit in "East Lynne," Freshman pro- 
duction. 

Productions 



O HE second successful production of the 
season, the melodramatic "East Lynne", was 
presented by the Fresiiman Players, under the 
direction of G. Harry Wright. The humorous 
rendition of bet\\"een act vaudeville skits and 
a small but effective pit orchestra helped to 
make the play the entertaining production 
it was. 

Next came the Agatha Christie spine-chil- 
ling who-dun-it, "Ten Little Indians", directed 
by a newcomer to the School of Speech, 
Robert I. Pearce. 

The second Shakespearian classic of the 
season was "Othello". The year was closed 
with the Kaufman-Marquand hit "The Late 
George Aplev". Botii of these were directed 
by Mr. "Wright. 




Mutual suspicion causes contention between D. 
Budner and J. Filler in the Ag;atha Christie chiller. 



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Speech Clinic 




tX/ IDESPREAD recognition has been attained by the 
Speech and Elearing Chnic estabhshed by Professor John R. 
Montgomery in 1945 as a branch of the School of Speech. 
This department attempts to develop competent field workers 
and classroom teachers who can handle the variety of problems 
found in the fields of Speech Pathology and Hearing Therapy. 
The operation of the chnic gives students excellent oppor- 
tunities to learn through actual clinical application. 

Acting as a service to the University, the clinic assists 
students with hearing and speech difficulties to overcome 
their handicaps. Area citizens not connected with Kent 
State also come to the clinic for assistance, providing ad- 
ditional experience for suident therapists. 



John R. Montgomery 



Hilda Carano instructs Gail Jeffrey 
in technique for making correct 
speech sound recordings on the mic- 
rophone in the Speech Clinic. 



Graduate student George Dike 
gives pure-tone audiometer tests to an 
off-campus case, while a class in 
clinical audiometry observes tech- 
niques. 



Clinic supervisor Eleanor Gray in- 
structs a class in methods of teaching 
lip reading to persons with hearing 
impediments. 




Prof. Montgomery, clinic director, 
assists a laboratory class in phonetics 
in making pseudo-palates used in the 
study of palatography. 



Miss Gray administers group aud- 
iometer tests given to all KSU stu- 
dents. Prof. Montgomery, in the back- 
ground, instructs graduate students 
in ear anatomy. 



Matilda Davis, student cUnician, 
makes a recording of Joan Kay An- 
drews' voice. Records show progress 
of each clinic case. 



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J'N CHICAGO last December Prof. E. Turner 
Stump, head of the School of Speech, was elected 
to his fifth consecutive term as Grand Director of 
Alpha Psi Omega, national dramatics fraternity which 
he helped found in 1926. 

The Kent Beta Psi chapter of Alpha Psi Omega took 
the lead in activities of the national organization. 
Kent State became the home of a new quarterly pub- 
lication, the "Callboard," edited by graduate student 
Clifford T. Hancock. 

iMembership in the dramatics honorary is by in- 
vitation based on points earned in acting, stage work 
and production of University Theater dramas. Alpha 



Alpha Psi Omega 



Psi member Felice Faust was theater manager, Terry 
Pugliese assistant director of "Othello," Wilbur 
Adams stage manager for several plays and Hancock 
UT business manacrer. 

Adams was president of the honorary this year, 
with Don Shano\\'er as vice president and Miss Faust 
secretary-treasurer. 



Seated: F. Faust, J. Bullock; J. Filler; 
C. Hancock. 

Standing: N. Bozeka, D. Shallower; 
T. Pugliese; Prof. G. H. Wright; A. 
Hammack; W. Adams. 




Debate 



"sju^irpi 




Debaters Bill Davis and Herbert Kaley 



Preparing for Coming Debates: Warren Lashley; 
B. Cibula; Wanda Lashley; N. Bertellotti; J. Cook. 



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Department of English 




4_^ HROUGH the addition of nine new teachers, 
the Department of Enghsh met tlie problem of supply- 
ing instructors for an increase of more than 300 per 
cent in the number of English classes offered at the 
University last Fall. 

Professor Chester E. Satterfield, head of the depart- 
ment, found that to accommodate the influx of both 
veteran and non-G.I. students, it was necessary to 
open fiftv-eight classes of freshman English as com- 
pared with sixteen at the same time last year. This 
number rose to sixtv-three in the Winter Quarter, 
and more were scheduled for the Spring Quarter. 

Thus the new total of twenty-one faculty members 
brought Shakespeare, Shaw, romanticism, realism, and 
the comma to Kent in Alonday through Saturday 
classes. 



Chester E. Satterfield 



Kenneth R. Pringle 
Margaret Stopher 
Weldon Williams 
Edward H. Pake 



Laura E. Hill 



Jean Hanwav Eric T. Griebling 




Roland L. Voth Arthur E. DuBois W. Leslie Garnett 

Sarah Dunning Arthur J. Prescott Ruth Hoover 



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Department of Mathematics 



Frances Harshbarger 



Foster L. Brooks 



Marvin Johnson 




Hugh E. Stelson 



John Kaiser 



Emma J. Olson 



Raymond E. Manchester 



^ UITING curricula to post-war tighten- 
ing of requirements for technical positions, 
the Department of Mathematics this year 
added three advanced courses in real \ariable 
and began a series of two-year training courses. 

Headed by Dean Raymond E. Manchester, 
Kent State faculty member for twenty-seven 
years, the mathematics department placed 
added emphasis on engineering training for 
students of civil, electrical, chemical, and me- 
chanical engineering. 

In conjunction with the office of the Dean 
of Men, business statistics students made a 
detailed survey of men students at Kent State, 
which aided in planning for their activities. 




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Department of Natural Science 



James C. Laurence George K. Schoepfle 

Gerald H. Chapman Charles Bishop 



J. W. McGarth 
Clarence L. Cook 




Jeanette Little] ohn 



Earl F. Shumaker 



Frederick J. Mathews 



Maurice B. Palmer 



Harry A. Cunningham 



Dorcas Anderson 



Charles B. Sumner 



Kenneth Kelley 




Ralph W. Dexter 



Clinton H. Hobbs 



Elizabeth W. Smith 



George R. Easterling 



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Biology 
Club 



Tmi 



IE Biology Club, which was forced into an inactive 
status during the war, reorganized last Spring and started to 
build its activities and membership up to the pre-war level. 
Presiding at the organization's meetings were President Don 
Kintner, \^ice-President Gregory Ney, Secretary' Patricia 
Wahl, and Treasurer Yas Miyao. 

The club's membership is composed primarily of majors 
and minors in Biology. Promoting an interest in this subject 
wherever possible, the group devotes many of its meetings 
to outside speakers who talk on the opportunities to be found 
in biological \\^ork as a vocation. Field trips rank high in 
popularity among research activities. 



First row: N. Knapp, M. Robinson, 
B. Graff, P. Wahl, G. Ney, Dr. Dexter, 
J. Kitner. 

Second row: M. Unkrich, Y. Smith, 
A. Edwards, Y. Miyao, J. Rankin, W. 
Cobb, B. Cotton, J. Oberholtz. 



First row; R. Burriss, H. Dillon, M. 
Barzan, D. Hewitt, P. Wilhams, V. 
Straight, E. Hoy, M. Unkrich. 

Second row: C. Amond, M. Wilms, 
M. Robinson, A. Edwards, M. Worth, 
B. Graff, G. Rapp, E. Purdy, B. Knox, 
Dr. Thompson, Dr. Dexter. 

Third row: E. Wohlford, M. Bloom- 
berg, V. Wrobel, H. Fugman, T. Gra- 
ham, T. Jenkins, L. Strader, J. Edwards, 
M. ^^'olff, Y. Miyao. 




W 



ITNESSING the ever increasing importance of science 
in many new fields today, the members of Phi Sigma Xi, 
science honorary, have tried to develop some realization of 
what the subject will mean in the modern world. The organi- 
zation, led by President Pauline \\ illiams. Vice-president 
Jim Hewitt, Secretary Marie Barzan, and Treasurer Howard 
Dillon, selects its members from the Chemistry, Physics, 
Biology, and Mathematics Departments. 

One of the group's major activities last Fall was a trip 
to the Cleveland Clinic and the Cleveland Musuem of Natural 
History. Speakers, among them the noted chemist Dr. W. L. 
Semon, movies, and social events were also included in this, 
year's program. ' 



Phi 
Sigma Xi 



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Department of Foreign Languages 




(/\ USSIAN was the subject to draw the most at- 
tention this year in the Department of Foreign Lan- 
guages. Taught by Bernard S. Alikofsky, assistant 
professor, the new language ^\'as popular with students 
interested in classic Russian drama and literature, as 
well as in business opportunities with the Soviet nation. 
Dr. F. Dewey Amner, department head of his 
second year, saw interest in all classes — French, Span- 
ish, Russian, German, Italian, and Latin — increase 
with the desire of veterans to learn the formal language 
of places thev had known in service. 



John R. Hippie Eunice Saxe Alberto Pamies 

Charles F. Kirk Ernest Stowell William G. Meinke Robert H. Esser 



Isabelle Hazen 




Helen W. Machan 



Bernard S. Mikofsky 



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JfNTERESTED in aiding the building of a better 
post-war world, Le Cercle Friwcais "adopted" a 16- 
year-old girl, Josiane Clavier, to whom the organiza- 
tion frequently sends parcels of food and clothing. 
As the Cercle' s advisor, Aliss Helen Alachen, asso- 
ciate professor of French, helps the group to plan 
activities which are of interest because of the enjoy- 
ment and the instruction which they give. Included 
in the club's program are games, songs, and the pre- 
sentation of French plays. 



French Club 

The two meetings per month this past year were 
led by Kenneth Schmidt, president; Joan Neff, vice- 
president; Florian Alocilniker, secretary; and Louise 
\\'illiams, treasurer. Not limited to those who are at 
present studying French, the University's Cercle 
Francais is open to all students who have studied the 
language, thus enabling them to maintain a practical 
working knowledge. 



Seated: K. Schmidt, Prof. Machan, D. 
Merton. 

Standing: L. Williams, J. Stahlman, 
J. Neff. 




From Far, Far Away 




Indicative of just four of the twenty-seven foreign countries represented in the cosmopolitan K. S. U. student 
body are (left to right) Gro Bagn of Norwa)-; Hugh Kailan of India; Eduardo Alontilla of the Philippine Islands; 
and Sonoe Taketa from Hawaii. 



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Department of Psychology 




Daniel W. Pearce, Head George R. Bach 

Merrell E. Thompson 



Edna R. Oswalt 



Raymond M. Clark 



Psi Chi 



3 



EPARTAIENT of Psychology faculty members headed by Dr. 
D. \\'. Pearce have developed a noticeably increased student interest 
in the workings of the human personality in the past year. Practical 
hypnosis demonstrations by the new faculty member, Dr. Merrell 
Thompson, and mental testing exhibitions have highlighted classroom 
activities. Dr. Edna Oswalt returned after a leave of absence to 
supplement the faculty. 

Heading the University chapter of Phi Chi, psychology honorary, 
were President Nellie Young; Secretary-treasurer Shirley Wirth; 
Program Chairman Bette Dieckman. 




Seated (clockwise): S. Wirth; B. 
Dieckmann; M. Gather; L. Schmot- 
zer; P. Voight; G. Mays; W. Lyon; 
R. Hoehn; T. Braham; G. Barker; 
P. Trapp. 

Standing: Prof. G. R. Bach; N. 
Young; Prof. E. R. Oswalt; Prof. 
D. W. Pearce; W. Stroud; Prof. 
M. E. Thompson. 



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Psychology Clinic 



(j RAINING for students in the field of 
clinical psvchology and aid to persons needing 
psychological adjustment are provided at the 
University Psychology Clinic, organized two 
years ago by Dr. George R. Bach, assistant 
professor. 

Including testing, observation and conference 
rooms, the Psychology Clinic coordinates its 
services \\'ith ^^•ork of the Speech and Hearing 
Therapy Department and the \^eterans Adminis- 
tration. Examinations and conferences are given 
to University and Training School students 
\\'ithout charge. 

Dr. Charles Langsam, Cleveland specialist, di- 
rects medical examinations at the clinic \\hich 
are made in conjunction with psychological in- 
vestigations by trained specialists. Patients are 
received from northeastern Ohio and surround- 
ing states, as well as from the KSU student body. 




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Dr. Edna Oswalt gives Stanlev Rogers a test wliich 
measures artistic appreciation and natural aptitudes. 

iMrs. Betty J. Davis, receptionist, and Dr. George R. 
Bach, clinic, prepare for a psvchological test. 



Students register with Mrs. Davis for 
psychological tests at the University' clinic. 



Dr. Charles Langsam, Cleveland physician 
and psychologist, conducts a personal in- 
terview with a student. 



Student clinician A\'allv Stroud, graduate 
student, gives a written ps\'chological ex- 
amination. 




Student Paul Brooks is measured for 
mechanical ability while Clinic Assistant 
Nellie Young records his movements. 



Students and area residents relax in the 
clinic reception room before being tested. 



Dr. Bach watches a youngster take a 
standard test to measure children's apti- 
tudes. 



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Department of History 



A. Sellew Roberts 



Maury Baker 



Slierman Barnes 



■51 lllll!! Slims i 111, 



1 9 10 II 12 n M 
> 16 17 18 19 20 21 

2 23 2< -2S2J 11 
I 30 31 




Leon Marshall 



Alfred Skerpan 



William Wannaniacher 



Gertrude Lawrence 



Phi Alpha Theta 



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UPPLE.MKNTING classroom lessons on past 
and contemporary history is the purpose of Psi chap- 
ter of Phi Alpha Theta, national honorary history 
fraternity. 

President .Margaret \Mnings led the group this year 
in its program of discussions centering on current 
affairs of national and uni\crsal importance. Social 



activities were highlighted by the annual Spring picnic. 
Miss AMnings also represented the campus honorary 
at the national convention last AMnter in New York 
City. 

Members of the honorary are chosen by nomination 
of the group, based on point averages and the number 
of quarter hours work in history. 

Aiding .Miss \Mnings as executive officers were 
Eleanor DiMinno, vice-president; Janet Sowry, secre- 
tary; and Frank Cartwright, treasurer. Dr. Gertrude 
Lawrence, professor of history, was advisor to the 
club for the third year. 




J. Sowry; R. Muntean; G. Inscho; E. 
Kane; E. DiMinno; M. Winings. 



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Department of Political Science 



Herman D. B\Tne 
Mona Fletcher 



Oscar H. Ibele 

Earl ^V. Crecraft 




/r. 



EEPING pace with current trends in political 
thought, faculty members of the Political Science 
Department this year revised the courses to include 
contemporary theories in which returning servicemen 
evinced interest. Dr. H. D. Byrne completed his 
thirteenth year as head of the department of which 
he has been a member since 1920. 



Depts. of 



Hallock F. Raup 



vJ^ NCREASED interest in physical and intellectual 
patterns of foreign nations were responsible for ex- 
pansion of the Departments of Philosophy and Geog- 
raphy. Joining Dr. Maurice Baum on the philosophy 
faculty was Dr. Joseph Politella, while Carleton Savage 
filled the new geology post in the department headed 
by Dr. Hallock F. Raup. 



Edna E. Eisen 



Maurice Baum 




Carleton N. Savage 



James R. Beck 



Joseph Politella 




George Masterton 



James T. Laing 



William H. Form 



John Given 



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'NDER the leadership of Dr. James T. Laing, con- 
centration in the Department of Sociology this year 
has been placed on adjustment to post-war problems 
of rural and urban living. Department faculty in- 
cluded Dr. Harley Preston and Dr. AVilliam Form. 
Dr. Delbert Miller was on leave of absence for work 
at the University of Washington. 



O .MPHASIS in the Department of Economics 

shifted this year to consumer problems, as students 
expressed a need for practical information concerning 
use of personal incomes to the greatest advantage. 
Leading the economics division for the twelfth year 
was Dr. Hersel W. Hudson. Courses in the depart- 
ment continued to supplement those in the business 
administration field. 




Hersel W. Hudson 
C. Stanley Corey 



Harold Eswine 
Henry Adam 
George H. Cochran 
Carl F. Treckel 



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Dewey F. Barich 



Delmar W. Olson 



Aurilion J. Belanger 




John W. Dirkson 



Andrew Paton 



Albert W. Tischendorf 



INDRED interests in subjects related to the field 
and a combination of social, progressive and education- 
al aims are the goal of the Industrial Arts Club. The 
officers for the past year were: Robert Heighberger, 
president; William Harrington, secretary; Jerold 
Elliott, vice-president; and Joseph Nestich, treasurer. 
The club is open to any of the more than loo majors 



and over 30 minors now enrolled in the Department 
of Industrial Arts. 

The department includes a metal processing shop, 
complete with an up-to-date tool room, and a modem 
woodworking department. Both are located in the 
heating plant. The drawing classes boast the largest 
enrollment in the history of the University, over 300 
students, most of whom are taking pre -engineering 
courses. Heading the Department of Industrial Arts 
is Professor Dewey F. Barich, coordinator of veteran's 
affairs for the University. 



First row: (seated): G. Shori; W. Har- 
rington; J. Elliott; R. Heighberger; J. 
Nestich; D. Amedio. 
Second ro\v: S. Saracson; W. Myers; C. 
Stein; N. Pisanelli; N. Llewellyn; L. 
Hostetler; W. Klay; W. Bauer; J. Per- 
conti; P. Musat; E.Bachman. 
Third row: Professor Olson; W. Romi- 
to; T. Conwell; R. Fannin; L. Jernigan; 
Q. Morris; D. Phillips; R. Barnes; L. 
Caroccia; D. Work. 




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omics 




Nona I. Jordan 



Jessie R. Bertschi 



Alice Halev 



Mabel AI. Stoner 



ITH new discoveries in the science of nutrition 
each year, the field of home economics becomes in- 
creasingly important in the maintenance of good 
health and energy. The Home Fxonomics Depart- 
ment endeavors to train future dieticians and home- 
makers in better \\-ays of feeding and clothing 
America. 

Psi Lambda Omicron, the home economics honor- 



ary, was organized at Kent State University on De- 
cember 4, 1940. An Alunmi News Letter is sent out 
each Spring to help keep the active and alumni mem- 
bers in close contact with each other and with the 
University. In an effort to encourage high scholastic 
standards and to cultivate an interest in the field, the 
group gives an award each year to the outstanding 
home economics freshman. Another project of the 
organization is to buy a government bond each year 
to start a fund for a scholarship in home economics. 




Joan Poese, Jean Rouse, Miss Nona 
Jordan, Miss Jesse Bertschi, Patricia 
Wahl, Irma Hensel, Virginia Bailey. 



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Front roav; M. Hangar; \^. Bailey; J. Blumer; A. Roche; A. Robinson; G. Wample; V. Smith. 

Second row: A. Dickerson; M. Brown; K. Williams; J. Rouse; L. Pheil; C. Mailer. 

Third row: S. Johnson; G. Szilagvi; C. Brand; D. Morgan. 

Fourth row: N. Jenkins; S. Taketa; P. Worth; T. Gilliss; J. Brand; M. Engran; L. Pincombe. 

Fifth row: B. Avant; G. Whitt; H. Davis; J. Leatherman; A. Zucker; M. Melrose; E. Brown; J. Evans. 

Sixth row: E. Manfrass; M. Leindecker; R. Purdy; B. Slater. 

Pat Wahl, vice-president; Irma Hensel, president; 
Bess Constantine, treasurer; (Second row) Mary Sis- 
ler, recording secretary; Pat Simmons, correspond- 
ing secretary. 



EGIONAL groups of ^^'hich Kent State Univer- 
sity Home Economics Club is a member meet once or 
twice a year to compare experiences and gain inspira- 
tion from each other's ideas and activities, discussing 
the field from many aspects. The club, which is com- 
posed of home economics majors and minors, provides 
many opportunities for gaining experience and apply- 
ing training that cannot be secured in a formal class- 
room sitting. 

Adding to the pleasure of the members are numerous 
social activities as well as many helpful educational 
projects, through \\hich the students are better enabled 
to understand the field in which they are interested. 

The organization, which is a local branch of the 
American Home Economics Association and is also 
affiliated with the Ohio Home Economics Associa- 
tion, tries to enlighten the members as to the scope 
and value of the studies in which they are engaged. 
These ainis are succeeding as indicated by the ever 
increasing number of home economics students who 
are becoming members of the society. 




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IT IT 




Dr. Arville O. DeWesse 



^ CCENTING health and physical fitness, the 
Department of Health and Physical Education is do- 
ing an outstanding job of promoting good health and 
sportsmanship in the University. Headed by Dr. A. O. 
DeWeese, director of the Student Health Service, the 
department offers for student use a dispensary, in- 
firmary, and the services of competent doctors and 
nurses. 

A wide variety of activities is offered in physical 
education, and with the return of hundreds of veterans 
to the campus, the department is playing an increas- 
ingly important role in the University curricula. 

The facilities of the department are used to provide 
a recreational program for every student in the Uni- 
versity. At the same time future coaches and in- 
structors of physical education receive thorough 
training. 



Bertha E. Whitton 
Joseph W. Begala 



Frank E. Ballenger 
Mrs. Marie Hyde Apple 



George W. Altmann 
Karl G. Chesnutt 




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Eleanor M. Mellert 
Wesley C. Stevens 



Beverley L. Seidel 



Harry C. Adams 
Victor Moore 



HE H.P.E. Club is open to men and women 
majors and minors in the fields of health and physical 
education. The purposes of the club are multiple. At 
the professional meetings, lectures are given by men 
who are prominent in their fields. These meetings 
are designed to acquaint the members with the various 



opportunities possible in the different branches of 
physical education. Social meetings enable the mem- 
bers to become better acquainted. 

The club supports, and helps to promote, sports 
events in the University as well as among its own 
members. Leading the group in the past year were 
George Streby, president; Frank Spechalske, vice- 
president and social chairman; and Helen Baugher, 
secretary and treasurer. Drawn from the member- 
ship of this group were many of the managers and 
participants on athletic teams, and several of the time- 
keepers and referees for intramural sports competition. 




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College 
Business 




An1e7i L. AUyv, A.B., A.M. 

Dean of the College of Buiiiie.<:s Adiiiiiiistt\itioii 



N AN attempt to comply with the needs of the veteran 
in the College of Business Administration, Dean Arden L. 
Allvn found it necessary to make major adjustments in the 
curricula. The first task was the organization of a special 
introductory course in business to meet the mature outlook 
of the veteran. Then, for the student enrolled in retailing, 
courses were expanded to include retailing in small businesses 
and privately owned establishments. Also added was a four 
year curriculum in Industrial Psychology Procedures, a modi- 
fication of personnel and management studies to include the 
psychological approach to business direction and ownership. 







non 



Donald Anthony 



Clarence A. Slocum 



William C. Darrah 




Eugene Bigler 



Francis G. MuU 



NE of the first schools to offer a combined cur- 
riculum in Business Adminisration and Psychology, 
Kent State University recognizes the necessity for 
this type of training. There will doubtless be many 



Stanley C. Miller 

Other schools watching the success of the venture. 
The Departments of Commerce and Accounting in 
the College continue to keep abreast of the progress 
being made elsewhere. 



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C. C. Kochenderfer 



Raymond K. Moran 



Herbert Wilber 



Donald Luck 




Charles A. Taff 



Victor P. Gravereau 



Leland C. Whetten 



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ITH equipment in use to its 
coniplere capacit)' every hour of the 
day, the Secretarial Science Depart- 
ment is attempting to accommodate 
and train a steadily increasing stu- 
dent enrollment in this field. Be- 
cause of the difficulty of securing 
new equipment, the old machines 
are carefully inspected and repaired 
to keep them in good condition. 



Top: Elizabeth Lewis 
Left: Marcelline Plescher 
Right; Elsie Leffingwell 



HE women's professional business honorary on 
campus, Zeta Iota, was organized to encourage and 
recognize outstanding scholarship in the field of 
business administration. The organization provides 
a medium through which business and business educa- 
tion may be discussed. At tlie colorful, impressive 



candle-light initiation service, followed by a dinner 
and theater party, new members were introduced and 
welcomed to active participation in the group's activ- 
ities. Ruth Howard was president of the group during 
the past year. 

Due to tlie recent increase in enrollment of the 
College of Business Administration, Zeta Iota is at- 
tempting to promote the reorganization of the Com- 
merce Club which will be open to all suidents in the 
field of business administration. The ultimate goal 
toward A\-liich the members of the group are striving 
is that of becoming a national business honorary. 



Front row: Prof. E. Lewis; R. Howard; 
Prof. E. Leffingwell; G. Padrutt. Sec- 
ond row: M. Taylor; M. Zapka; H. 
Himelrigh; R. Muntean; J. DePompei; 
D. Clevenger; V. Wawrin. Third row: 
J. Glennan; B. Cook; M. Winney; T. 
GiUiss; M. Harsha. 




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JSeta Pi Chapter 



First RO^v: Professors E. Bigler, R. K. Moran, D. 
Anthony, A. L. AUvn. 

Second row: D. Sturgell; R. iMcNeese; R. Hostetter; 
E. Martin; J. Brown; R. Peabodv. 



First row: J. Ferris; T. Taubert, F. Ruzzo; Prof. 
W. C. Darrah. 

Second row: R. Ruzich; C. West; F. Vendely; \V. 
Welty; K. Burnett; D. Cotton. 




First row: A. Erwin; J. Doty; R. Duncan; R. New- 
house; C. Tonka; C. Panatzer. 
Second row: \V. Mvers, H. McGrail; W. Sullivan; 
P. Yamokoski; C. Miller; Prof. S. C. Miller; L. 
Owen. 



W. Ronald; C. Braucher; R. Newsome. 
Inset: Prof. V. P. Gravereau, advisor. 




H. Wichert, Senior Warden 
R. Rector, Scribe 
W. Bower, Treasurer 
A. Geitgey, Headmaster 



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HEN the Fall quarter opened, the Beta Pi chap- 
ter of Delta Sigma Pi was rapidly resuming its place 
as the outstanding professional group on the campus. 
Composed of selected men from the College of Busi- 
ness Administration, the group brought a number of 
noted speakers to the campus for professional pro- 
grams. 

As a service to the students in the college, the 
chapter sponsored three open meetings with pro- 
fessional speakers. Projects carried out during the 
year included assisting the college with pre-registra- 
tion, securing an up-to-date library of catalogs from 
all the colleges of business in the countr\% and making 
a statistical survey of all the graduates of the college. 
At the beginning of 1 947 the chapter ranked seventh 
in the efficienc\' contest anK)ng the sixty-three chap- 
ters in the country. A schohirship key was presented 
to the outstanding graduate in the college. 

Founders Day was celebrated on November 2 with 
a banquet at the Robin Hood. Twenty-two new 
members were installed at that time. A Christmas 




party was held for all members and their guests. On 
A'lay 16 the chapter celebrated its fiftli birthda\' with 
a dance. 

Leading the group for the past year were Alvin 
Cieitgey, headmaster; Harding W'ichert, senior 
warden; Jay Doty, junior warden; Bob Rector, scribe; 
and Warren Bower, treasurer. Preparation of enter- 
tainment and scheduling of meetings was handled 
by William Sulli\'an, while Chirles A\'est took care 
of all publicit\'. Professor \"ictor Gra\'crcau rendered 
the group invaluable service during the year as faculty 
advisor. 



Group of Delta Sigs and guests at a Christmas banquet. Eating is a favorite pastime of these future busin{";smen. 




Bill Sullivan; iMr. T. C. Yarnall of B. F. Goodrich; Dean A. Allvn Dr. C. C. Kochenderfer; Mr. Robert \^'halev; Bill Sullivan. 



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V_ -^ J. Jt Jl 



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JZ- 




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Robert I. White, Jr., A.B., A.M., Ph.D. 
Dean of the College of Education 



ITH the start of the Fall quarter came proof that the 
University had outgrown its Normal School days. For the 
first time the College f)f Fxlucation, though faced with the 
enrollment increase which pervaded the campus, became the 
smallest of the three academic colleges. Under the progres- 
sive leadership of Dean Robert I. W^hite, Jr., who came to 
Kent State this year from the University of Chicago, several 
new curricula were introduced. Majors were established in 
the fields of Library Science, with particular attention to art 
supervision for the elementary level, and Speech and Hearing 
Therapy. A minor in Recreation was also created to train 
students for professional-calibre camp counselling work. 



Teacher 




Amos L. Heer, Director of Teacher Training, and 
secretary, Mrs. Leora Barron 



Fren Musselman, Prof, of Education and Dean of 
the Summer School 



T^* 



RAINING and recognition of outstanding 
teachers was continued this year by Kappa Delta Pi, 
national education honorary which completed its 
twelfth year at Kent State University. 

Membership in tiie honorary is drawn from upper- 
division students in the departments of kindergarten- 
priniar\', elementary and secondary education. 

working \\ ith heads of these departments, Kappa 



Delta Pi again sponsored the annual scholarship tea 
honoring University students with grades of at least 
B. Outstanding speakers in the education field brought 
specialized information to members of the honorary, 
providing a well-rounded view of contemporary 
American educational practices. 

President of the Delta Beta chapter was Margaret 
Winings, \^ith Jack as vice president, Janice Lee 
Jayred, treasurer, and Eleanor Di A'linno, secre- 
tary. Advisor was Dr. Amos L. Heer, director of 
teacher training. AVorking with Kappa Delta Pi were 
department heads G. Hazel Swan, Dr. Marion Van 
Campen, and Dr. Alfred Stewart. 




Seated: M. Winings; J. Cropp; L. Jay- 
red. Standing: Prof. A. Heer; G. Inscho; 
T. Zimmerman; J\I. Barzan; G. Padrutt; 
C. Amond; G. Jeffrey; Prof. B. Brady. 



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Ethel Foster 



Ballard I. Brady 



^Integration of college subjects with practi- 
cal experience in the teaching field was the core of 
this year's improved program of the College of Edu- 
cation and the Kent State University Training School. 

Because of the record-breaking number of men in 
the education field, emphasis centered on preparation 
for secondary school teaching. Existing fields of study 
for teachers were made more comprehensive and 
several new major sequences added. The previous 
system of student-teaching in Training School class- 
rooms from first through twelfth grade was contin- 
ued, under supervision of staff critic teachers. 

Special attention was paid to graduates in the teach- 
ing field, through clinics sponsored bv the College of 
Education. This ^\'as an effort to meet their problems 
and eliminate recurrence of these same difficulties for 
future teachers now at KSU. 




Marion K. \'aii Campen 



Susanne M. Koehler 



G. Hazel Swan 




Alvin J. Miller 



S. Martha Robbins 



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RINGING into focus the entire childhood edu- 
cation program, including parent and teacher training 
and child development, the Kindergarten-Primary 
Club has just completed its iiineteenth year on the 
Kent State campus. 
As a member of the national Association of Child- 



hood Education, the K-P Club brought outstanding 
speakers from the education field to discuss current 
problems and methods. Thus steps were taken to 
raise standards of professional training for teachers of 
children from the nursery school through the sixth 
grade. 

Club advisor has been Miss G. Hazel Swan, head 
of the Department of Kindergarten-Primary Educa- 
tion. Leading the eighty-seven members of the honor- 
ary ^^•ere club officers Betty Maurer, president; Rae 
Ellen Lohrke, vice-president; Phoebe Steiner, secre- 
tary; and Tillie Zimmerman, treasurer. 




Seated: R. Lohrke, Prof. Swan, B. 
Maurer, P. Steiner, T. Zimmerman. 

First row: N. Phillips, J. Anderson, 
K. Frase, i\I. Moher, S. Steiner, C. John- 
son, D. Waterman, M. Roberts, L. Santa, 
F. Wiggin, A. Ehler, J. Stonestreet, M. 
Boss, E. White, C. A^ulhearn, J. Pope. 

Second row: E. Burt, E. Yuhas, P. 
Godfrey, J. Wise, J. Reddinger, J. Da- 
vidson, A. Foss, iM. Owen, AI. Rilev, V. 
.Miller, M. Hadfield, G. Alessik, J.'Wy- 
mcr, J. Roesinger. 

Third row: D. Hopkins, G. Brugge, 
D. iMePherson, D. Branco, ,M. Frericks, 
B. Mumbulo, AI. Daniels, W. Oberlin, E. 
Tucker. 



First row: Prof. Koehler, J. Cook, 
R. Hower, J. Shafer, R. Grube, M. 
Bamberger, M. Scullion. 

Second RO^v: G. Lemley, R. Shuman, 
R. .Morris, P. Johnson, L. Smith, R. Bix- 
ler, N. Davis, E. Sparr, G. Gray, D. 
Harris. 

Third row: B. Stewart, B. Dunlap, J. 
Decker, L. Jayred, L. Broughton, V. 
Shinn. 



BLE LECTURERS on educational systems in foreign coun- 
tries highhghted this year's program of the Elementary Education 
Club. Speakers from the facult)% student body, and outside organ- 
izations spoke on the school systems of their native lands, thus 
broadening the understanding of prospective teachers in the ele- 
mentary grades. 

Jacqueline Shafer served as president of the club for the 1946-47 
academic year. With her on the executive board were Josephine 
Cook, vice-president; Ruth Howe, secretary; and Roberta Grtibe, 
treasurer. 

The fifty members met socially for both a graduation dinner 
and a spring children's party. Miss Susanne Koehler, associate pro- 
fessor of education, was instrumental in the planning of these 
gatherings while acting as advisor to the E-E group. 




V. 



'HE START of the Winter Quarter 
found a slight but significant relief to the 
crowded living conditions in the opening 
of the new "Terrace Lodge," a colony 
of five housing units east of Mouiton 
Hall. The buildings, originally prefabri- 
cated hospital units destined for the 
tropics, were procured through the 
iMarion, Ohio, surplus properties depot. 
They were obtained by paying the trans- 
portation and erection costs. 

As the men moved into the new 
"domis" in the muddy 'i\6-^j Winter, 
they found the unterraced surroundings 
covered \\'ith slush and puddles, but 
looked forward to the promised Spring 
landscaping. 

Accommodating 220 students, the 
buildings each contain single and ward 
rooms, recreation room, study space, and 
utility room. The residents eat in the 
University cafeterias. 





Photo by Richard Arnold 



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YSTElMATIC revision of the entire library set- 
up took place this year as John B. Nicholson, Jr., 
found ways to make Rockwell Library's seating ca- 
pacity of 400 available to 5000 student and faculty 
readers. 

Aided in his planning by Thomas F. Gardner, 
assistant librarian, Prof. Nicholson enlarged the re- 
serve room and placed full-time librarians in this most 
widely-used part of the building. 

Sunday afternoon reading periods were made possi- 
ble through Prof. Nicholson's cooperation after stu- 
dent petitions showed interest and need of such a 
move. 

American history became a field of concentration 
in buying new books, and several valuable sets were 
added to Rockwell Library. By the end of the year 
the staff had increased to twelve full-time librarians, 
in addition to almost 70 student assistants. 




John B. Nicholson, Jr. 



A student librarian aids in locatinsj a book. 



Students take advantage of the quiet reference room 
for study. 




Heaviest traffic was in the reserve room where as- 
signed reading was located. 



A special advisor was always on hand to recommend 
good leisure-time reading. 



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Over 



LIGHTS of 400 miles round trip, navigated en- 
tirely by dead reckoning, were a part of the cross- 
country flight course offered during the Spring 
Quarter by the Aeronautics Division of the Industrial 
Arts Department. Open to all students with private 
pilot certificates, the course included twenty-six hours 
of cross-country flight in Stinson 150's and two lec- 
ture hours each week. 

A further expanded program in aeronautics prompt- 
ed the Industrial Arts Department to schedule four 
elementary flight courses with a total of eighty-five 
students enrolled. Flight instruction courses attracted 
eighty students. 

The aeronautical program received an added boost 
when considerable surplus aircraft equipment, which 
included aircraft parts and assembly material, switches 
and training films, were secured. 



Andrew Paton and Rosemary Smith 




William Daugherty 



Salladay, Link, Lally, Lesniak. 



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An aerial view of the Kent State Universit)' Airport. 



NDREW W. PATON, assistant profes- 
sor of industrial arts, guided the aeronautics 
program this year. Fhght courses were taught 
by instmctors contracted through the x\kron 
Airways, while instruction in ground courses 
in flying was offered in classes on campus. 

The University-owned airfield at Stow, 
with four sod runways each 3300 feet long, is 
not in use at the present. All flights were made 
from the Akron Airways field with students 
renting commercially owned planes. A con- 
tract between the University and the airport 
provides for use of the field and planes by 
students, with the school determining the con- 
tent of the courses and retaining supervisory 
control. 

All students enrolled in flight courses, in- 
cluding the one woman member, were veter- 
ans. With ne\\-spapers carrying frequent ac- 
counts of air tragedies the Aeronautics Divi- 
sion had no serious accidents during the year. 




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Carl M. Conawav 



Pearl Flciiung 



Warren L. Has;ertv 



Around the Clock 



/\ EEPING classrooms and equipment in perfect 
condition and guarding University buildings and 
grounds is a full-time job for the crew of maintenance 
workers and watchmen. 

Constant war is waged by maintenance men against 
students who leave trails of cigarette butts and ashes, 
and another main task is replacement of the several 



hundred electric light bulbs which burn out each day 
Every man is responsible for particular floors of cer- 
tain buildings. 

Twenty-four hour watch is maintained over the 
campus buildings by a crew of four watchmen con- 
stantly on the look-out for signs of fire and vandaHsm. 
Head watchman is Carl M. Conawav. 



Jimmv Vellon 



Charles Towner 



Roger Gregory 




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Clayton M. Schiiniler 
Director 



Y DIRECTING Kent Stare University Canton in its first 
year of full time operation, C. M. Schindler, former speech 
director at Canton McKinley Higli School, accomplished a 
task requiring much tact and patience. 1 lis friendliness, sense 
of responsibility and sincere interest in KSUC made him well- 
liked h\ Canton Center students. 

A branch of Kent State University established for the pur- 
pose of offering freshman and sophomore courses to Canton 
area students w ho exentually expect to attend the L ni\ersitv, 
KSUC this year had an enrollment of 650 students. The reo;- 
ular faculty \\'as augmented b\' professors from the Kent 
campus w ho taught evening classes. 



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OPHOlVIORES at KSUC elected two men to lead 
them in their 1946-47 activities. President Jack Posey, 
one of the many students studying at Canton under 
the GI Bill, attended Mount Union College and the 
University of Missouri before entering the Air Corps, 
and is a pre-law student. 

Owen Hemphill was chosen secretary-treasurer, 
and capably handled the finances of the class, which, 
with seventy students, ^\■as far outnumbered by the 
huge freshman class. 

At a special assembly held early in the school year, 
the Sophomore Class voted to adopt the constitution 
which had been established by the Freshman Class. 
As a result, a steering committee was set up to guide 
the activities of the class by drawing up a program 
for the year. Under this plan all parties and social 
events at KSUC were sponsored by and open to mem- 
bers of both classes. 





Owen Hemphill, secretary-treasurer; Jack Posey, 
treasurer. 



First row: Wihla Jones, Betty Knox, Shirley Williamson. 

Second row: ^^'alter Tisenicli, Bob Thaver, Owen Hemphill. 

Third row: Bill Henderson, Jack Posey, Roy E. Allred, John Kocher, Charles Merriman. 




First row: Don Huntley, Charlotte Grimes, Bill Sullivan, Bob Currin. 

Second row: Glen Rice, Claude Calvin, Paul Stevenson, Eassa Shaheen, Edward Beals. 

Third row: Elmer Moys, Xenophen Simitacolos, George Simitocolos, John Quillman. 



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First row: Jeanne Quick, Secretan; \\'illiam Kelly, Pres- 
ident. 

Second row: Glen Campbell, Vice President; Cliff Eddie- 
man, Treasurer. 



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OULDING the record-breaking Freshman 
Class into an organized unit was the task of three navy 
veterans and one coed. Helping President William 
Kelly guide the class were Glenn Campbell, vice- 
president; Jeanne Quick, secretary; and Cliff Eddie- 
man, treasurer. 

The class was organized during the Fall Quarter, 
but really became established on a firm foundation 
with the adoption of a constitution on January lo. 
On that day students poured into AIcKinley High 
School auditorium and quickly ratified the document 
which had been drawn up by class officers and fac- 
ulty advisors under the chairmanship of Bert Ebert. 
Political Science Instructor Louis Khourey super- 
vised the drafting of the constitution and was of much 
help to the class in planning social events throughout 
the year. 

iViiss Quick, class secretary, reigned at the Mardi 
Gras dance Febraary i8 as the Sweetheart Queen of 
KSUC. 




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LTHOUGH the KSUC faculty had only thir- 
teen full-time teachers, it was augmented by four Kent 
campus professors, twenty-one part-time instructors, 
and five special advisors. 

The thirteen full-time instructors were natives of 
thirteen states. These included: Miss Elva Bramhall, 
Missouri; Miss Jessie Burroway, Wisconsin; Richard 
Emmons, California; Miss Ruth Geib, Indiana; E. C. 
Hertzler, iVIichigan; Jacques Kaplan, Minnesota; Miss 
Charlotte Lane, Illinois; John Popa, Alassachusetts; 
and Kenneth Yeager, Pennsylvania. 

Kent faculty members who taught at Canton were 
Aliss Florence Sublette, Dr. Maurice Bauni, AVilliam 
Taylor and Michael Radock. 



Charlotte Lane 



Elva Bramhall 



Robert E. Power 




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Emanuel C. Hertzler 



Lorain O. Hite 



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Harold Kuhn 



Jessie J. Burroway 



Philip R. Lamb 




Ruth E. Geib 



Louis Khourev 



Jacques Robert Kaplan 



Richard Emmons 



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ITH a paper coming out every other Friday, 
KSUC students were kept well-infomied on Canton 
Center news, as well as the more important events at 
the parent school in Kent. Organized under the di- 
rection of Nomia Van Benthuysen, the first issue of 
the KSUC Stater appeared November 22. 

Miss Van Benthuysen served as editor-in-chief. 
Other members of the staff were Sam A'lujais, sports 
editor, with Oscar Borom as his assistant and Evelyn 
Cobb as girls' sports editor. Betty Georges and Gene- 
vieve Morgese \\'ere feature editors and Allen Stein- 
hardt was business manager. 

Adding life to the paper were columnists Tom 
Jakmides and \ivian Booher. Reporters included 
Foster Humphrey, Martha Heising, Alary Louise Bid- 
w ell, Owen Hemphill, Rheta Woods, William Ittner, 
^^'illiam Sullivan, Richard Gonser, and David Silver. 

The KSUC Stater sponsored the selection of the 
KSUC Sweetheart Queen, who was presented, along 
with her court, at the Mardi Gras dance February 18 
at the Hotel Belden. 



Norma V'an Benthuvsen, Editor; Miss Mary 
Hanna, Advisor. 

M. Julian, G. Morgese, P. Marshall, E. Cobb, T. Jakmides, B. 
Georges, N. Van Benthuvsen. 




G. Morgese, P. Marshall, B. Georges. 



M. Julian, T. Jakmides, E. Cobb. 



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WENTY-FOUR pages of this year's Chestnut 
Burr were, for the first time in its history, devoted 
to an outside branch of Kent State University. These 
pages, deahng with KSUC, were handled by Norma 
Van Benthuysen, who also edited the KSUC Stater. 

Assisting Aliss Van Benthuysen were Aiarcine Jul- 
ian and Genevieve iMorgese. Emil Oprean was the 
Canton photographer, and cooperated with a staff 
photographer from Kent to effectively cover events 
at Kent State University Canton. 

The Canton section of the Burr also had its own 
business staff. By allocating a part of their activity fees 
to it. Canton Center students received the 1947 Burr 
on the same basis as students on the Kent campus. 

Certain that the Canton branch is a permanent and 
important addition to Kent State University, with its 
650 students and its curriculum for freshmen and 
sophomores, editor-in-chief Geitgey felt it was de- 
serving of a place in the University yearbook. 




Norma Van Benthuysen, Section Editor. 



E. Oprean, G. Morgese, A. Geit- 
gey, N. Van Benthuysen, M. Jul- 
ian, A. Boedner. 



M. Julian, E. Oprean, G. Mor- 
cese. 



N. Van Benthuysen, A. Geitgey, 
A. Boedner. 




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First row: Nancy Elson, Evelyn Cobb, Delores Nader, Lulu Alujais, Martha Zika. 
Second row: Louis Paar, John Ergazos, Don Roshong, Cyrus Miller. 
Third row: Sam Mujais, Elmer Mays, Gaberial George, Robert Po\\er. 




First row: Delores Nader, Lulu Mujais. 
Second row: Nancy Elson, Martha Zika. 



Y GIVING performances at student assemblies 
and school parties, the Kent State University Canton 
Choral Club established an excellent reputation as a 
well-balanced choral group. 

Composed of thirty-eight music loving students, 
the Choral Club had weekly meetings and practice 
periods. Xancy Elson was elected president, Delores 
Nader vice-president, Jeanne Quick secretary and 
CaroUn Koehler treasurer. 

The KSUC chorus combined with the chorus of 
Canton AIcKinley High School to present Handel's 
".Messiah" during the Christmas season. The two 
groups \\'orkcd together under the leadership of Les- 
lie D. Hanson, \\-ho is director of both the Choral 
Club and the AIcKinley High School chorus. 

Particularly outstanding among the members of the 
KSUC choral group w^as Delores Nader, \\-ho in ad- 
dition to participating in the performances of the 
group, sang at meetings of Canton business organiza- 
tions and over radio station WCAiW. 



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First row: Jeanne Quick, Nancy Elson, Evelyn Cobb. 

Second row: Delores Nader, Joanne Truxton, Jack Stands. 

Third row: Gaberial George, James De Mea, Loren Andrews, Jack C. Wagner. 

Fourth row: Allan Steinhardt, Joe Niamtu, Glen Campbell. 



POXSORING plays and radio programs 
during the year, the Kent State University 
Canton Spcecii Club was headed by Glenn 
Campbell, president, Joan Truxton. secretary, 
and Evelyn Cobb, treasurer. 

A Christmas program highlighted b)- a play, 
"Why the Chimes Rang in Norway," was 
broac'cast over radio station \\'CAR\' in 
Canton December : i . General program chair- 
man was Claude Colvin, while joe Xiamtu 
had charge of the Christmas program. 

The club also sponsored round table dis- 
cussK.ns concerning the curricula and activi- 
ties of KSUC, and brought to the Canton 
(Center the Kent State University Theater 
production "Ten Little Indians." 

A4iss Elva Bramhall directed the KSUC play 
".Abie's Irish Rose," which was presented 
-March 26 and 27 in the AIcKinley High 
School auditorium. Evelyn Cobb, Fran Jak- 
mides, Emil Ciontea and Cjlenn Campbell 
had leading roles. 




Seated: Miss Anita Albu, Coach. 

Standing: Evelyn Cobb, Debate Team Captain. 



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N ESTABLISHING a Pre-Engineering Club at 
Kent State University Canton, students were influ- 
enced by a desire to provide a medium through which 
pre-engineering students might exchange and acquire 
information concerning their chosen profession. 

President of the club was Richard Button. He was 
assisted bv AMlmer Binklev, vice-president, and 
James Doyle, secretary-treasurer. Richard H. Em- 



mons, science and mathematics instructor at Canton 
Center, served as advisor. 

Most of the pre-engineers were air corps veterans 
who hoped to turn some of the training they received 
in service to good use. The club sponsored movies 
and lectures, including one by Charles Powell of the 
Ohio Public Service Company, who discussed the 
duties and qualifications of electrical engineers in in- 
dustry. 




First row: C. Miller, D. V. Roshong, 
R. G. Button. 

Second row: W. D. Binkley, D. H. 
Conrod, R. E. Miner. 

Third row: H. Mace, R. Valpotti, T. 
Graham. 



HE FOURTH extra-curricular club to be estab- 
lished at Kent State University Canton was Kappa 
Mu fraternity, which was founded by twenty-five 
pre-medical students. 

Purpose of the fraternity is to bring in speakers to 
provide knowledge of advances in the field of medi- 
cine, explain to members what society expects of its 
medical men, and disseminate other information of 
value to pre-medical students. 

In addition to these aims, however, there existed a 
desire to promote good fellowship among those Kent 



State Canton students who expect some day to enter 
the medical profession. 

First president of the group was Lloyd McCorry. 
Richard Green was elected vice-president, Austin 
Brochaw secretary, and Jim Shaheen treasurer. 



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<- MONG THE clubs established at Kent State 
University Canton this year was the Young Women's 
Educational Society, which was organized by Canton 
Center women students who expect to enter the 
teaching profession. 

Striving for improvement in the field of education 
through better teaching methods, the society was led 
by Airs. Emma Carroll, instructor in education at 
Canton Center. 

The Y\VES lield a membership drive which was 



very successful under the motto of "Go WES, young 
women, go WTS." Officers of the society were Shir- 
ley Morrow, president; Vivian Hayes, vice-president; 
Carolyn Koehler, secretary; and Evelyn Coates, treas- 
urer. At various times during the year members of 
the YWES acted as substitutes in Canton schools. 



First row: B. Johnston, C. Koehler, 
S. Morrow, V. Hayes. 

Second row: G. Otto, L. Mujais, S. 
P'oote, E. Coates. 




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UPERA^ISED by Robert Power, instructor of 
French at Kent State University Canton, a French 
Club was established to join the growing list of ex- 
tracurricular organizations arising at KSUC to enable 
students to broaden their knowledge outside school 
hours. 



Organized at mid-year, the neophyte club held 
many informal meetings featuring French records, 
songs, lectures, and even French language movies. 
Outstanding among a series of readings done in 
French was the "Count of Monte Cristo" by Alex- 
andre Dumas. In this way students were able to add 
to the basic French which they were taught in class. 




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102 



C/ HE Kent State University Canton swing band 
was organized last fall under the direction of R. Don- 
ald Stump. Air. Stump, director of the McKinley 
High School band, provided very capable leadership. 

Composed of KSUC's outstanding musicians, the 
swing band provided music for many of the school's 
social functions throughout the year. Practice sessions 
and meetings to discuss plans of the band were held 
every Monday. 

Emil Ciontea, one of the student musicians, was 
leader of the McKinley concert band in 1946. He also 
gained recognition for his work in the play "Abie's 
Irish Rose." 



First row: C. Perez, C. Leucnberger, 
M. A'laggiore. 

Second row: ^^^ Kelh', R. Kane, C. 
Sch\^orni, E. Ciontea. 




Spanish Club 



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■ OST ACTI\"E of the many clubs organized at 
KSUC this year ^\■as the Spanish Club, which was 
supervised by Jacques Kaplan, instructor of Spanish 
and German. 

Boasting a membership of twenty-eight, the club 
held weekly meetings to provide the students with a 
more complete kno\\dedge of Spanish, \\ith the em- 
phasis being placed on conversational facility. 

Outstanding among the activities of the club were 
lectures, films and forums. Among the speakers were 
John Popa and Kenneth Yeager. Jose Fernandez 
served as president; Guzman Cespedes, vice-president; 
and Rosa Hunter, secretary-treasurer. 



Men's 




First row: Robert Sonnhalter, Steve Samartgedes, John Morgan, Uon frenary, Bill Cook. 
Second row: Earl Byers, Bob Lilly, Max Reed, Paul Nist, Pete Schleininger, Bob Logan, Arthur "Red" Ritters- 
baugh. ■ , . 




KSUC's cagers in action against the Kent Junior Varsity. Two games were played with KSUC losing both 
by a score of 39-36. 



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EN'S ATHLETIC activities at KSUC were 
highlighted this year by the basketball team, which 
dominated play in the Canton Class A league, aver- 
aging 46 points per game. 

The team was coached bv Arthur "Red" Ritters- 
baugh, who also coaches Canton McKinley High 
School's Bulldogs. In intra-collegiate games the 
KSUC hoopsters dropped two contests to the Kent 
State University Junior Varsity by identical scores 
of 39-36. 

Outstanding were the performances of former Mc- 
Kinley cagers Bob Lilly, Bill Cook, and Steve Samart- 
gedes. Other varsity basketballers were Paul Nist, 
Pete Schleininger, Dick Trachsel, John Morgan, Bob 
Logan and Bob Sonnhalter. 

Coach Rittersbaugh also directed a program of class 
and fraternity league basketball, while Freshman Class 
Treasurer Clifford Eddleman taught a class in boxing. 
A non-credit course in swimming was offered under 
the direction of McKinley High School pool instruc- 
tors. 





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OLLEYBALL, basketball, swiniiiiing and work 
on parallel bars comprised women's athletic activities 
at KSUC this year. 

Classes wtve. held on .Monday and Wednesday 
nights from 7 to 8. .Miss Hester Johnson directed 
oymnasium acti\ities, while iMiss iMargueritte Eckis 
directed swimminsj classes. 



Complete coverage of women's athletics for the 
KSUC Stater was accomplished by Evelyn Cobb. 
Outstanding event of the year was a basketball game 
between the men and women's gym classes. Also of 
interest was the presentation of the order of the purple 
garter to Barbara Johnson, "injured in the line of 
duty" during a basketball game. 



Joan Keugel, Evelyn Cobb, Doris VVeatherall, Miss M argueritte Eckis, Aurelia Flueras. 






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The students at Kent State Canton gather in the McKinlc\' High School auditorium for an assembly program. 



Most students found the stud\' hall a conxenient place to 
cram or relax. 



Top picture: Patsy Seerv, John Dolan, Stan Allison, Jo 
Angclantoni. 

Bottom picture: George Mokodean, Clara Perez. 




Collegiate 




The Office crew; Nancy Elsen, Olvmpia Pandrea, Ruth Walleska, 
Delores Nader, Sam iMujais 

Top picture: Almost anything could happen in the study Top picture; The Educational Society has a chit chat 

hall . . . even studying. at a meeting. 

Bottom picture; The Glee Club spent many hours prac- Bottom picture; The Bulletin Board often held inipor- 

ticing to work up programs. tant notices. 





Photo by Elmer Dochak 



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OOTBALL returned to the Kent campus in the Fall of 1946 after a wartime intermission of three years. 
Fans began to talk of bigtime encounters for the team and by the end of the season it looked as if this dream might 
be budding into reality. At least the groundwork had been laid for better competition in the following season. 

A heavy enrollment of men helped to bring all varsity sports out of the doldrums. Alore candidates for the 
basketball team turned out than ever before in the history of the school. Swimming, wrestling, baseball and 
track teams met a full schedule of opponents. 

A crack coaching staff enabled the University teams to garner more wins than losses. The dire need for 
a stadium became increasingly apparent and several groups were busy working on plans to provide Kent with 
a first-class stadium. Late in the year, a Booster Club was organized to consolidate and coordinate the activities 
of the fans. 



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Y FAR the greatest sporting spectacle in the world, the 1946 \\'()rld Series provided sport fans ^\•ith plenty 
of excitement and suspense. The St. Louis Cardinals finally took the series by scoring a lucky run in the eighth 
inning of the seventh game. 

The above picture shows Enos Slaughter, Redbird outfielder, sliding across home plate with the winning 
run in the last game. Marty Marion, the next Cardinal batter, watches while holding a bat. On his knees 
waiting for the delayed throw from Johnny Pesky at second is catcher Roy Partee. Umpire Al Barlick signals 
the runner safe. 

This play proved to be a startling climax to a hard fought series. It will no doubt be one of the most dis- 
cussed plays in all baseball history. 

Other major national sports evidenced the return of top-notch pla\ers. Two football leagues participated 
in a series of hard fought encounters. 



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HIKE 



(y ONCERNED about the future of post- 
war athletics at Kent, the University officials 
last year secured the services of a dynamic 
young man to fill the vacant post of athletic 
director. Trevor Rees was named to guide the 
current athletic fortunes of the Flashes. 

In 1935 Rees was an All- American end at 
Ohio State. He coached successful football 
teams at Shaw high school in Cleveland and 
at Ohio State where he had been an assistant 
to Paul Bro\\-n. Rees served in the Navy \\'ith 
the rank of Lieutenant Commander. 

He brought to Kent the ability and drive 
to produce great athletic teams. In his first 
full year as athletic director, he effectively 
demonstrated these capabilities. 




Trevor Rees 
Athletic Director 



The Coach 



(^WEEPING the cobwebs from the comers of the Uni- 
versity's dormant wartime varsity sports program, Rees 
staned down the difficult road of building winning teams. 
He secured players and equipment and arranged a schedule 
with comparable teams. 

To aid him in his quest of the Ohio gridiron pinnacle, 
Rees surrounded himself with a young and talented group 
of assistants. These aids possessed the valuable quality of 
being able to personally demonstrate correct football forms 
and maneuvers. 

The accomplishment of the 1946 football team was a 
credit to the coaches. With six wins against two losses, they 
compiled the second greatest grid record in the University's 
history. 




Karl Chesnutt 



Harry Adams 
Joe Begala 



Wes Stevens 



And His Staff 



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'EVER in the history of the University had a 
better balanced coaching staff been assembled to di- 
rect the sports program. 

Joe Begala, Kent's renowned wrestling mentor, 
returned from military service in time to assume the 
important position of trainer. He cared for the 
bruised and injured gridders with a minimum of praise 
and a maximum of skill. 

AV'es Stevens, former Purdue tackle, had played 
under Rees in 1937 at Shaw high school. When he 
was forced by an injury to leave Purdue for a year, 
he returned to Shaw to help Rees with the coaching 
chores. The association proved so successful that 



when Rees came to Kent he secured Stevens as coach 
of the guards and tackles. 

Harry x\dams first came to Kent in 1941 following 
an illustrious high school and college career at Cuya- 
hoga Falls and Muskingum. At that time he was an 
assistant football and basketball coach. After three 
years in the Navv he returned to take over the tute- 
lage of the ends. 

Karl Chesnutt \\'as a member of the HPE depart- 
ment when his appointment as grid assistant was 
announced last June. The diminutive coach grad- 
uated from Ohio University in 1935 and was head 
coach at Wickliffe high school before joining the 
Kent faculty in 1943. 



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All Ohio 
Conference 



CyNE name destined to go down in Kent's football 
history is that of Frank Mesek. The Golden Flashes' 
rugged right guard was named to a first string guard 
berth on the Associated Press 1946 All Ohio Confer- 
ence team. 

Many who had watched Alesek's great offensive 
and defensive performance feared that he would be 
neglected at the end of the season \\'hen the time 
came to pass out the plaudits. Youthful players seldom 
receive the honors and Frank was a freshman. 

But Alesek's staying power, his spectacular feats 
of grid prowess, such as cleaving a path for the ball 
carrier by eliminating two would-be tacklers with 
one block, had won the praise of press and public 
alike. 




Frank Mesek 



Top: Tom Kot passing against the Bishops. 
Middle: A pass in mid-air at Weslevan. 
Bottom: An Akron tackier grapples a Kent back. 



Top: The beginning of a beautiful pile-up at BW. 
Middle: The burning of the "K" on the Akron campus. 
Bottom: Bill Moritz is off on a touchdown jaunt. 






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First Row; Rees, Begala, Carpas, Nelson, Capri, Little, Barton, Kratzer, Hudson. 

Second Row: H. Miller, Rybak, Paskert, R. Miller, Marc, Kovalick, Mesek, McGroarty. 

Third Row: Stevens, Pigot, Wilhelm, Klein, Wolfe, Britt, Hughes, Schons, Bickler, Roman, Sheinbart. 

Top Row: Mansour, Pape, Permar, Lauther, Schaller, Greenwood, Loos, Benson. 



Kent 40 



Hiram 



Kent 20 



John Carroll 7 



/)HE inaugural game was a rout with Kent 
sTveeping over Hiram 40-0, but football hungry Flash 
fans loved every minute of it. 

When chunky Paul Loos, Flash right half bulled his 
way across the Hiram goal line for the University's 
first touchdown less than two minutes after the open- 
ing kickoff, 4,500 fans at Chagrin Falls reahzed that 
Kent's highly touted "new era" of athletics had 
begun. 

Trevor Rees had fashioned a football team whose 
only resemblance to Flash teams of yore was that it 
still wore the Blue and Gold. 

This team blocked and tackled viciously. It pre- 
sented half a dozen backs of the "scat" variety, who 
were scoring threats every time they carried the ball. 
The entire club was well coached in fundamentals 
and in near perfect physical condition. The final 
score was merciful only because Rees swept the 
bench during the game. 



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'FTER their easy opening victory, the Flashes 
met stiff opposition from the Blue Streaks who were 
rebounding from a 48 to o whitewash at the hands 
of Baldwin-Wallace the week before. 

It was a battle of unorthodox football, with Rees' 
"cockeyed T" opposed to Carroll's "six linemen-to- 
right-of-center" offense. 

The hero of this contest was Johnny Moore, who 
was on his way to establishing an all-time passing 
record for Kent backs. 

With the game apparently a 7 to 7 tie near the 
end of the fourth quarter, Aloore started passing with 
Kent on its own 2 3 -yard line. He hit Pat DelVecchio, 
then Howard Wolfgram, to move the ball to the 
Carroll 23. Then Moore electrified the spectators by 
fading back and pitching a perfect touchdown pass 
to Leo Kot to cinch the game. In the closing seconds 
Bernie McGroarty added insult to the Carroll injury 
by intercepting a Blue Streak pass and dashing 16 
yards for the third score. 
















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I'iKbT Row: Bohus, Bi;ach\', Wolf grain. Nutter, Adams, Chesnutt. 

Second Row: Follin, Jevnikar, Fink, Urchek, Juliano, Kotis, Garmus, White, Spechalske. 

Third Row: Toth, Snyder, DelVecchio, Davis, Conley, A'loritz, Pisani, Rickelman, L. Kot, Sweeney. 

Fourth Row: Gerbitz, Moore, T. Kot, Alclntire, Coll, Mills, Markovich, Philp, Prasek. 



Eddie Capri, Kent halfback, is aware of his impending fate as he attempts to turn the Akron end late in the Zipper-Flash fray. 
Eloquent testimony of KSU's hard-won victory is the lighted scoreboard in the background. 






The student press corps was on hand to obtain thorough 
coverage of the Kent-Bowling Green fracas. R. Apple, M. 
Fenn, Airs. Fenn, K. Tolt, G. Husa, B. Lyons. 



Flash End Rn\- Snyder and two Bee-Gee defenders 
all come away empty handed after an attempted pass. 



^ Kent 39 
"^ Kent 12 . 



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Kalamazoo 



Kent 



Bowling Green 13 



£/(/ITH two victories behind them, the Kent 
power-house continued to roll in their first home 
appearance. Handhng a slippery pigskin during a 
steady downpour, the Kent scat-backs piled up 22 
first downs to Bluffton's one. 

Honors in this game went to the rugged Blue and 
Gold line. Bluffton's total yardage from scrimmage 
was a minus 22 yards. 

The statistics showed how hopelessly the plucky 
Bluffton team was outclassed. Total net yardage: 
Kent, 634; Bluffton, 37. 

The Flashes found that Kalamazoo had something 
other than the "gal" made famous by the popular 
song. 

The Hornets presented one of the toughest lines 
the Flashes faced all year. A A-Ioore-to-DelVecchio 
pass accounted for one touchdown and Bob Beachy 
scored the other on a plunge. Both attempts for the 
extra point were stopped. 



(^ WEET dreams for an undefeated season became 
tormenting nightmares as Kent's sister-university 
took advantage of two breaks to score two touch- 
downs. 

The Flashes gained a total of 456 yards in offense 
as compared to 124 for the Falcons. The Kent line 
consistently outcharged and outplayed the Bee-Gees. 
Johnny Aloore completed 19 of 30 passes for 250 
yards and a new Kent record. 

But every time the Bee-Gee 20-yard line was 
crossed the Flashes' drive faltered. Fumbleitis and a 
series of intercepted passes stopped seven Kent scoring 
threats. 

The Falcons, unable to gain either through the air 
or on the ground, scored once when Dick Lowry 
dashed 70 yards with an intercepted pass and again 
after a Kent fumble presented them with the ball 
on the five-yard line. 

A Homecoming Day throng of nearly 10,000 fans 
saw a Kent team that was great . . . one that had 
everything exxept scoring ability. 




Tack Britt, Tackle^^B^R^^P*' Garmus, Guard] Daniel Kratzer, Fullback H William Moritz, End I Robert Beachy, Half back^HRoy^nyder;' End 




Paul Loos is elated over Wib Little's plunging touchdown 
against Akron. That's Little in the middle of the pile-up and 
the line at his shoulder is the goal line. 



The big crowd (14,000) that flocked into the Rubber Bowl 
was generous with its applause for the sterling brand of 
football the Flashes provided. 



Kent 12 



Baldwin Wallace 21 



Kent 7 



Ohio Wesleyan 



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ALD^VIN-WALLACE proved to be another 
heartbreaker with Kent winding up on the short end 
of the score but with a big edge in the statistics. 
Heavily-favored BW was held scoreless in the first 
half. Then both teams broke out in a scoring rash in 
a hectic second half, the Bereans scoring just once 
more than the Flashes. 

BW's third touchdown was a gift by drowsy of- 
ficials. Postgame pictures unquestionably showed 
BW clipping on Bob Hecker's 44-vard touchdown 
dash. 

The Yellow Jackets scored first early in the third 
quarter and converted to make it 7 to o. The Flashes 
took the kickoff and marched 72 yards, helped by a 
brilliant 45-vard dash by ^Vib Little, to score. Virgil 
Roman's place-kick was blocked, and the Flashes 
trailed 7 to 6. 

After B^^"s second score made it 14 to 6, the 
Flashes went 61 yards to score. Aloore's passes sparked 
the drive, and Neal Nelson contributed the touch- 
down. Bob Hecker's scoring dash made Homecoming 
Day a success for Baldwin- Wallace. 



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AKING a favored Bishop team completely bow 
down on its home field at Delaware, Kent scored a 
second-period touchdown, then coasted. Kent piled 
up 413 yards in net offense while Ohio \\'eslevan 
registered only 188. 

Eddie Capri was the individual hero. The diminu- 
tive right half scored on a brilliant, 40-yard dash. 
Frank Mesek, who did most of the place kicking 
during the season, made it 7 to o. Also featured was 
the play of "Silent Dan" Kratzer. Until this game a 
fourth-string fullback, Dan was catapaulted into the 
starting lineup because of injuries. He played 60 
minutes of always-dependable, sometimes-brilliant 
football. 

The tilt was designated by student organizations 
as the".Migration Day" whereby all \\\\o could com- 
mandeer a vehicle would be expected to attend the 
Wesleyan game. The stadium at A\'esleyan filled 
many Kent hearts with longing. 




Frank Klein, Tackle | George Kovalick, Guard Bernard McGroarty, Center Bill Barton, Quarterback I Dovle Nutter. FulJlbacit^M I^ou Toth, End 




Alclntire, Britt, and Kovalick 
hit an Akron back. 



Typical hard line play 

in the Flash-Zipper 

arid feature. 



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iapri scoots an extra inch 




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in Bowling Green tilt. 



Irresistable force meets 
immovable body in B-W game. 






Kent 13 



. Akron 6 



^rj LESSED victory . . . sweet, soothing 
nectar of the Gridiron Gods. This one — above 
all else — the Flashes wanted, but badly. 

Preceded by pregame shenanigans between 
students of the two arch-rival schools, all the 
bitter fury of 20-odd years of rivalry culmi- 
nated when the teams clashed November 15. 
The game was witnessed by nearly 14,000 fans 
who jammed the Akron Rubber Bowl to see the 
fray. 

Hardly had the fans settled in their seats when 
Kent marched 65-yards in four plays to score. 
Tom Kot pitched the pass good for 35 yards 
and a touchdown. Virgil Roman converted. The 
Zips came right back before the game was five 
minutes old and scored on a Frank Wahl-to 
Finn pass, but the conversion missed fire. 

Wib Little scored the second touchdown for 
the Flashes, after setting up the stage with sev- 
eral brilliant dashes in the second period. The 
last half was scoreless, with the Flashes playing 
defensive football and protecting their precious 
seven point lead. 

Again the Kent line proved itself to be one of 
the best in Ohio. Akron gained only 51 yards 
by rushing. 

This was the second consecutive win for the 
Flashes over Akron University after 14 years of 
victoryless competition with the Hilltoppers 
before the war. 




Placing. Jijke ultU 



Won Tjke Wkeel 





Howie Wolfgram, Flash "scatback," goes over the top 
against the Zips. Akron star, Tom Finn, seems to be up- 
setting Howie's applecart. 



Now the Akron-Kent rivalry has a trophy, a 
wheel reputedly from Buchtel's buggy, displayed 
here by cheerleaders and majorettes. 



Resume 



NDERCLASS.MEN st;irred to win sk of 



eight games, in which the Flashes scored 143 points 
against 47 for their opponents. They piled up 3,852 
yards in net offense against the opposition's 1,661 
yards. 

Johnny Moore established an all-time Kent passing 
record with 45 completions in 74 attempts for a 
total of 644 yards. This record made iMoore the 
nation's fourth-best small-college passer, according 
to NCAA statistics. 

Frank Mesek, Kent's rugged right guard, deserved- 
ly was made first-string guard on the All Ohio Con- 
ference Associated Press team. Several times during 
the season Mesek eliminated two would-be tacklers 
with a single, well-placed block. 

.Mesek's individual play sparked the best Kent line 



in Golden Flash gridiron history. The forward wall, 
led by such stalwarts as Pat Del\'ecchio, Lou Toth, 
Jack Britt, Harold Miller, Ralph Garmus, Dick 
Wolfe, Dwight FoUin, Dick Paskert, Frank Klein, 
George Kovalick, Jack Urchek, Bill Moritz and Roy 
Snyder, held eight opponents to a total of only 465 
yards gained by rushing — an average of less than 60 
yards per game. 

Thirty-one players were awarded letters at the 
end of the season, and it is an indication of "things to 
come" that 30 of these will be back for the 1947 
season. 

For Trevor Rees and his "new era" coaching staff, 
the 1946 season was only the beginning. The future 
looks bright for the Kent State University football 
teams. 





Dick Paskri I I II M fhomas Kot, Halfback | Francis Hudson, Fullback f Thomas Wilhelm, Tackle { Harold Miller, Tackle | 



SWISH 




>y ^ HE appointment of Harry Adams as the Uni- 
versity's head basketball coach last May was a step 
forward along the path to revive Golden Flash sports. 

Adams, who came to Kent in 1941 following a 
brilliant athletic career as a star gridder and eager at 
Cuyahoga Falls high school and later at Muskingum 
College, augmented his playing career by the suc- 
cessful handling of Uhrichsville high school sports. 
During his four-year tenure there, he served as ath- 
letic director. 

Adams joined the athletic staff of the University 
as assistant football and basketball coach. His career 
with the Golden Flashes was then interruped by a 
three-vear hitch in the Navy. 

Admirably suited to head Kent court fortunes, 
Adams has had more than six years of basketball 
coaching experience. 



George Wilson tries a left handed push shot. 





Klaisner shoots one at Case. 




tx/HILE the Golden Flash faithful gloated over 
a highly successful football season, they cast an ap- 
prehensive eye at the coming basketball campaign. 
Countless big-name high school stars had been at- 
tracted to Kent. Over 150 hopefuls answered Coach 
Harry Adams' first Fall practice call. 

The 1946-1947 cage wars began amid reams of 
publicity which indicated that the team was poten- 
tially strong but lacked experience as a unit. Adams' 
charges opened the season with an impressive 69-42 
conquest of the "Old Men" or University alumni 
team. Newcomer Dale Haverstock flipped in 18 
points to pace the victors. 

Enthusiasm about the team cooled like the weather 



on December 3 when the Flash courtmen journeyed 
to Bowling Green and took a 63-47 pasting from the 
nationally prominent Bee-Gees. Although defeated, 
the cagers provided fans at the tilt with a brilliant 
individual display in the person of freshman center 
Fred Klaisner who burned the nets for 25 markers 
and one man honors for the evening. 

A courageous second half uphill battle at \\'ooster 
gave the Adamsmen a 53-48 triumph and a season 
record at that point of two for three. Only five men 
broke into the scoring column for the Flashes in this 
contest. Four of them, Haverstock, Klaisner, AMl- 
son, and Sudeck garnered eleven counters each while 
Finn added ten. 



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Nelson, 19, does some jumping at Case. 



Leroy Peoples. 



\, c^ HOAVING what was perhaps the best 
form thus far, the Flashes trounced Case 50-23 
at the Cleveland Arena. Veteran forward 
Harry Wilson netted 15 points to lead the 
winners. Significant feature of the fray was 
the Flashes' air-tight defense which limited 
the Scientists to nine fielders and five free 
throws. 

Back in front of the home crowd, the cagers 
won a listless 42-36 victory over Allegheny 
College. Leroy Thompson finally got in 
stride after recovering from a leg injury to 
lead Adams' proteges with 1 1 tallies for the 
third straight win of the season. 

Xavier University became Kent's fourth 
consecutive victim as they fell before the 
Flash onslaught 50-37 at Wills gym just before 
Christmas. 




"jESSBSSSm ESSi^SS .r^' 



Leroy Tliompson I 



AM 




fctSG 



HE FLASH quintet played host to 
oUege Dec. 28, and lost 54-48. Klaisner 
scored 10 points to again lead the home team, but that 
was not enough to offset the twin barrage of Don 
Newkirk and Elkin Isaac, who meshed 15 each for 
the winners. 

Coach Adams' boys started the New Year off 
\^•rong by losing to Youngsto\\'n College Jan. i. They 



were defeated 66-57 ^y ^ team which was tough on 
its home floor. 

Back in the familiar surroundings of Wills Gym 
two nights later, the Golden Flashes scored a 65-38 
win over the Crile Hospital team. Bill Sudeck paced 
the onslaught with 1 3 points, as 1 2 squad members 
contributed to the scoring. 

The Crile victory marked the seventh win of the 
season for the Golden Flashes, as they prepared to 
take on their traditional foe, the University of Akron. 

Stopping Fritz Nagy, Akron's Ail-American for- 
ward, was the assignment of guard Dale Haverstock. 
He succeeded admirably, holding Nagy to three field 
goals, but other departments of the Flashes' play bog- 
ged down, and Akron won the tilt at Goodyear gym 
44-32. 



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Top row (1. to r.); Klaisner (44), Anderson (46) 
and Thompson (51) battle for ball in Crile game. 

2. Hersman (21) dribbles down the floor in the 
final minute of Case contest. See scoreboard. 

3. G. \^'ilson (11) tries a left-handed push. 



Bottom row (1. to r.): Thompson (51) follows 
up on a shot against Allegheny. 

2. Center Thompson of Kent (51) jumps with 
Center Netzen of Crile. 

3. Finn (55) tries a push shot from the foul line. 



EEKING revenge for an earlier defeat, the 
Flashes met Youngstown College and squeezed out a 
50-49 decision over the invaders. Haverstock netted 
the game-winning goal \\ith exactly four seconds of 
plaving time remaining. 

It took a i6-point second-half bombardment by 
brilliant Bill Herman of Alt. Union to defeat the 
Kent basketeers in their next outing. Mount triumphed 
46-41, with Herman scoring :o of the points. 

Next on the season's program for the Flashes was 
Muskingum College, Coach Adams' alma mater. The 
Adamsmen traveled to New Concord to oppose the 
high-flying Muskies, who were at that time one of 
the leaders in the Ohio conference. 

KSU hoopsters played one of their best ball games 
of the year but suffered a 59-57 set-back. Klaisner 



and Thompson led the Flashes with 18 and 16 tallies 
respectively. 

On January 21, the Golden Flashes played host to 
the Yellow Jackets of Baldwin-Wallace College. The 
home team led 45-42 at the end of the third quarter 
but faltered badly in the stretch to lose, 61-50. Klais- 
ner registered 22 points to dominate KSU's offense. 
B-W defeated Akron a few nights later. 

On the road again, this time traveling to Crile hos- 
pital in Brecksville, Adams' proteges regained the win 
column \\ith a 55-46 conquest of the hospital five. 

\\'estern Reserve's Red Cats became the ninth vic- 
tim of KSU's improving five, 44-42, in a thrill-packed 
encounter in \Mlls Gym. 

Reserve's closing rally fell short of overtaking the 
stalling Flashes. The home club instituted a tight 
zone defense which succeeded in limiting the Cats' 
chief threat, high-scoring Hank Leflvowitz, to five 
points. 





Top row (1. to r.): Haverstock (49) attempts to 
move the ball into the pivot in J\It. Union game. 
1. \A'hitev Wahl and Hank Vaughn of Akron guard 
Finn and Peoples of KSU. 

V "Now where did that ball get to, ' says Case 
eager. 



Lf.ft midi)I-e: Short (47) has pass partially blocked 
in Akron tilt. 

Lower left: Haverstock makes his free throw at- 
tempt good. 

Lower right: Short shoots foul as teammates poise 
to follow. 



_o> tX' ITH the end of the season coming up, again 
the Golden Flashes found themselves confronted with 
the formidable Zippers of the University of Akron. 
This time the site of the fray was Wills Gym but the 
outcome was the same, the Zips winning in a romp, 

72-49- 

The long-awaited Flash offensive display arrived 

in KSU's second encounter with hapless Case. In re- 
cording an 87-42 triumph. Coach Adams' charges 
came within one point of tvang the school scoring 
record for one game. 

Utilizing a fast break and a tight defense, the Flashes 
next gained sweet revenge for a previous Mount 
Union beating, overcoming a seven-point halftime 
deficit to win out 59-54. Guard Benson negotiated 
14 points in sparking the victory. 



Continuing their winning ways, the Flashes sent 
the Wooster Scots home with nothing to show but a 
61-53 loss for their effort in Kent. 

KSU's Flashes won their 13th game of the season, 
defeating John Carroll 52-46 in their last home ap- 
pearance. On the road at Ashland Coach Adams' 
cagers met disaster at the hands of a speedy and ag- 
gressive Ashland College quintet, losing 62-61. 

The courtnien from Kent came close to pulling a 
big upset over Bald\\in-\\"allace in the next game. 
Holding a one point lead over the Jackets midway in 
the final period, KSU faltered and Mas edged by the 
Cleveland team 53-51. 

In the season finale in Cleveland against John Car- 
roll, the University encountered a "red-hot" team and 
suffered a humiliating 64-23 setback. 

In their first full post-war year of basketball, the 
Golden Flashes finished with 1 3 wins and 1 1 losses. 



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Upper left: H. Wilson (48) pushes a shot over 
the wavering hand of Bill Herman (19) of Mt. 
Union. 

LoAVER left: G. Wilson starts a hook shot. 



Upper right: Klaisner (44) and H. Wilson (48) 
go up for ball descending toward hoop. 

Lo\vER right: Tense action follows Thompson's 
foul shot. 



Seated (1. to r.): Zaludny, Movsesian, Hersman, Roman, Bvrd. 

Standing (1. to r.): Kertesz, Walther, Knight, Kalaher, Philip, R. Smith. 

Absent when picture was taken: Bogard, Matthews. 




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WIMMING returned to the University sports 
schedule after a four-year layoff as an all-freshman 
squad took to the water, guided by a new coach, Wes 
Stevens. 

In their first meet, on Jan. 17, the Golden Flash 
fish fell to Ohio U., 49-19. They bounced back to 
defeat jVluskinghani 53-22, Jan. 22. Meeting a veteran 
Fenn squad in Cleveland, they lost 45-30 on Jan. 24. 
At this meet. Coach Stevens felt they had made an 
impressive showing against a tough opponent. The 
Wooster Scots invaded the home pool, Jan. 30, leav- 
ing with a 42-23 win under their belts. 

Remaining opponents on the schedule were: Bow- 
ling Green, Feb. 4, there; Wooster, Feb. 6, there; 
iMuskingum, Feb. 10, here; State Teachers College, 
Pa., Feb. 12, there; Ohio Weslevan, Feb. 19, there; 
Carnegie Tech, March i, there; and the Ohio Confer- 
ence meet at Kenyon College, Alarch 8. 



SPLASH 





First row: Joe Zevalkink, Ed Byrd, Paul Uebbing, Bob Chambers, Lee Baker, Jim Thomas, John Laurenson, 
Don Wilson. 

Second row: Dick Schwabe, Jim Kline, Julian Sutherland, Jim Bloom, Bill Kothheimer, Charles Lafferty, Tom 
Weigle, Tom Saltsman, Wesley Stevens, Coach. 

Third row: Dick Paskert (Manager), Ben Allbery, Schmidt, George Szech, Ed Htrzel, Dick Schneider. 



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Booster Club 




C/XPLODING with a bang heard 'round the 
campus, a University Booster Club came into 
existence in 1947 on the strength of a campaign 
which netted more than 1,000 charter members. 

Founded by a group of campus leaders to pro- 
mote University athletics and foster school spirit, 
the Booster Club was responsible for a special 
clieering section at varsity games. 

Officers elected to guide the Booster Club 
in its first year were: Mickey Dover, president; 
Roy Newsome, vice-president; Jessie West, sec- 
retary; and Bob White, treasurer. 

The B.C. plans next fall to sponsor a Migra- 
tion Day, pep assemblies and team send-offs, 
transportation to football games away from 
home, special Booster Club rooting sections and 
various social functions. 



First row: Nita Wendling, Jean Olsen, Paul Whitworth, Janice Galloway, Anne Hanna, Betty Faulds, Everett 
Jenkins. 

Second row: Frank Leonard, Joan McDermott, James Rector, Pat Casto, Gene Ranize, George Heaslip, Doris 
Wilks, C. D. Leggett. 




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UGH 



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' ^^'0 SQUARE strips of mar, enclosed in a cage- 
like affair, in the far end of the locker room has be- 
come known as "Begala Beach," and rightly so. 

Czar of the "Beach," Coach Joe Begala, has com- 
piled an amazing record in the i6 years that he has 
been at the helm. His ^\Testling teams have become 
feared throughout the nation. 

The "Begalamen" reached their greatest heights in 
the campaign of 1938, '39, and '40 when they were 
rated the fifth top team in the country. 

"Weepin' Joe," who captained Thor Olson's great 
Ohio U. teams in 1928 and '29, is still in top wrestling 
condition, and practically any night he may be found 
giving one of his boys a vigorous workout. 

Perhaps there is something to his philosophy of 
"we'll meet any team, anyplace, anytime, and re- 
gardless of win, lose or draw, we'll have fun doing it." 

His teams' record of 108 wins in 128 meets proves 
the success of his strategy. 




Joe Begala 




Front row: (1. to r.) J. Milkovich, Botts, Wilson, Gates, Incorvia, M. Milkovich, Bader, Glass. 
Back row: (1. to r.) Coach Begala, Regalbuto, Maro, K. Leiman, Bickler, Vkale, B. Leiman, Saunders, Mid- 
daugh (mgr.) 



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Ed Maro 





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Bob Leiman 



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jack Shrimplin 



Jack Botts is getting the best of a Case wrestler. 



They Fell Hard 



IG TIME wrestling returned to Wills Gym after 
a four-year layoff, and the "Begalamen" came back 
as rough and tough as ever. 

Some forty grapplers reported to Coach Joe Beg- 
ala's first practice session December i, and, by the 
time of the Frosh- Varsity meet, the squad had dwin- 
dled down to 30 men, most of whom had won letters 
in either college or high school. 

By the time of the first meet with Waynesburg 
College of Pennsylvania, the Flashes were a well- 
molded and experienced team, deep in every position 
except the heavyweight class. 

Ironically enough it was a heavyweight, Bob Lei- 
man, who scored a pin in the Waynesburg duel when 
the chips were down. With one match remaining and 
KSU five points behind, Leiman pinned his opponent 
to give the Flashes the needed counters for a deadlock. 
The 16-16 draw was the first time the "Begalamen" 
had been tied in 16 years. 

Using six new faces, the Staters shut out previously 
unbeaten Case, 30-0, in their next meet for the first 
victory of the season. 

Don Bentley, Ralph Wilson, Robert Gatts, Ed 
Alaro, Ken Leiman and Ray Bickler saw action for 
the first time against the Scientists. 



Jack Botts 




John iMilkovich 



.Mike Milkovich 




A Case grappler trying to escape from Incorvia. 



CAPACITY crowd watched KSU's iVIike 
Milkovich hand Zib Zednik, Ohio U. mainstay, his first 
defeat in 17 bouts, as the Bobcats were snowed under 
23-3 at Wills gym. 

In dropping the Redcats 31-3, the Staters piled up 
their highest score of the season. Jack Botts, 128 
pounder, and acting-Captain Joe Incorvaia, in the 145 
pound division, continued their winning ways by 
pinning their opponents. 

Faced with their stiffest assignment of the season, 
the Flashes defeated the powerful Syracuse team 19-9, 
in reaching their pre-war prominence as a mat power. 
Syracuse, previously unbeaten in three starts, had 
defeated Penn State and Cornell, both nationally 
known. 

Coach Begala used his first team sparingly in romp- 
ing to an easy 30-0 shutout over Findlay college. 
Performing before a large crowd in their home finale, 
the Staters swept every bout, three by pins, in notch- 
ing their fifth straight victory. Ike Leaver, Joe Incor- 
vaia and Ed Aiaro all won five pointers for the Blue 
and Gold. 

The wrestlers revenged an early season tie in drop- 
ping Waynesburg from the undefeated class, 19-11. 
An easy 26-6 decision over Findlay in a return en- 
gagement gave Coach Begala his third undefeated 
wrestling team, and the university its fifth undefeated 
athletic team. 



Gene Glass 




Joe Incorvia 



Bob Bader 




Botts coming out on O. U. man. 



The Rah-Rah Gang. 



Frosh — Varsity meet. BLxler with 
a hold on Leiman. 




Incorvia going off a winner, J. Alilkovich coming B. Leiman nears pin of Sutton from Waynesburg. Bixler greets opponent from Case, 

on. Coach Begala seems happy. 



M. iMilkovich scores a pin against C. Lewis of AA'avnesburg. Leaver has a lock on Fuller of Waynesburg. 




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Incorvia rolling Heiberling of 
Case into a pinning position. 




A Case man throwing 
a figure "4" on Robert 
Gatts. 



Top row: 2. (1. to r.) Incorvia, Bickler, Coach Begala, Gatts and Aliddaugh, manager. 

3. Vitale of KSU grapphng with Wilder of Findlay. 

Bottom row; 2. Flash representative Botts has command over Tatone in Case match. 

3. Referee Share supervises proceedings between Begalanian Shrimplin and Ohio University's Stack. 



Ralph Wilson and Al Kortz tangle in the Western 
Reserve meet. 




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Men's Intramurals 




Interest in men's intramural sports during the year 
jumped from the seven teams entered in summer 
Softball play to 5 1 teams playing in winter cage com- 
petition. 

Softball honors during the first summer session 
went to Delta Phi Sigma, Kappa Sigma Chi, and 
Windham who tied for first place. Windham re- 
mained a power in the league by winning the Softball 
title for the second summer session. 

In the fall, Victor Aloore joined the HPE staff and 
became new intramural director. He has had to cope 
with many problems, such as weather and accommo- 
dating in the gym the large number of teams desiring 
to participate in the various programs. 

Three independent leagues and a fraternity league 
saw action during the football season. Kappa Sigma 
Chi clinched first place in the fraternity league while 
the Salemites won the independent title. 

Runnerups in the grid leagues were Delta Phi Sig- 
ma, Tappa Nu Keg, Elyria Pioneers and Fighting 
Irish. 



Upper left: A busy day at Rockwell field, the 
home of intramural Softball at KSU. 



Upper right: Same field, different season, differ- 
ent sport. I-AI football received big turnout. 




Lower left: It's KMKs vs. Kappa Sigs in "touch" 
football feature. 



Lower right: Fraternity Champion Kappa Sigs 
scrimmage with runnerup Delts. 



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Uppf.r left: An intramural backboard battle. 



Upper right: A little pre-season practice. 




Lower left: Apple and Sudeck glaring in Fraternity 
Ping Pong. 

Topping a field of six entries, Delta Phi Sigma 
notched the horseshoe championship. Gamma Tau 
Delta, Kappa Mu Kappa and Alpha Phi Beta followed 
in order. Paul Pieper won the Manchester horseshoe 
playoffs with Charles Dragga finishing second. 

Gamma Tau Delta roared ahead to capture the 
fraternity volley ball pinnacle with the Atomic Pills 
emerging as independent victors. Alpha Phi Beta, 
Kappa Sigma Chi and Delta Phi Sigma trailed the 
fraternity champs. The Tappa Nu Kegs took second 
place among the independent teams. 

Eight independent leagues and the fraternity circuit 
were battling on the basketball courts during Jan- 
uary, seeking the all-university cage championship. 

Leading the fraternity basketball league were Delta 
Phi Sigma and Kappa iMu Kappa \\'ith Kappa Sigma 
Chi hot on their heels. 

Among the independents, \\'indham. Residence, 
Night Hawks, O.M.S., Canterbury Club, and lilla 
Mae hoopsters boasted excellent records. 

Defending its lead in the I-M cup race was Delta 
Phi Sigma. This cup is awarded in June by the HPE 
department. A similar cup will go to the independent 
team gaining the most points in intramural competi- 
tion. 



Low Ku Kiciii: The whistle blowers get the dope 
from Director N'ictor Moore. 





WOMEN'S 



x\n attempt to provide a sports activity to suit every 
co-ed's interest is made at the University. In addition 
to the physical education classes, in which women 
play tennis, golf, basketball, and other games, the 
Women's Atheltic Association sponsors several sports 
tournaments every quarter. 

Participation in intramural sports provides chances 
to win the WAA intramural cup, and sorority, dor- 
mitory and off-campus team competition becomes 
keen when the co-eds vie for tourney titles and tro- 
phies. 

During the Fall Quarter, Theta Sigma Tau sorority 
soccer team won the 1946-47 tournament champion- 
ship and cup. Moulton hall whipped the Theta Sigs 
to become the volleyball tournament champion and 
carry away that trophy. 

The shiny bowling-ball participation trophy went 
to Beta Gamma sorority for having the greatest num- 
ber of girls out on the alleys in competition 

Individual bowling, badminton, tennis, table tennis, 
and archery tournament champions were a\\'arded 
sterling silver bracelets. Weekly meetings of the 
swimming and dance clubs found the girls splashing 
and learning the art of graceful movement. 



Gro Bagn bids for a strike. 




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ATHLETICS 



Miss Becky Seidel, basketball and swimming in- 
structor, gave helpful tips to "hoop tourney" entrants 
and supervised the activities of the Sharks Swimming 
Club, managed by Bernice Looney, ^\"hile iVhss 
Eleanor A'lellert was advisor to the iModern Dance 
Club, where members were encouraged to improvise 
their own steps. Betty Vey was manager of the group. 

Taking the advice given early in the year by Dr. 
A. O. DeW'eese, many women decided to "get out 
in the fresh air when they exercise instead of staying 
in the gymnasium." They discovered the thrills and 
chills of tobogganing down the snow-covered campus 
hills during the \Mnter Quarter. 

Physical education majors and minors in the Col- 
lege of Education gave their special attention to the 
AVomen's Athletic Association's annual Play Day in 
the Spring. Over 350 high school girls from north- 
eastern Ohio attended the affair eager for a day of 
fun. The HPE students, who plan to teach sports, 
instructed the young girls in relay races, dodgeball, 
Softball, volleyball, stunts and tumbling, swimming, 
and table tennis. AVhile helping the visitors enjoy 
their day, the students gained much practical exper- 
ience. 




Shirle\' Perennan pla\s Robin Hoed. 




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W A A 




Seated: L. \\'right, C. Adanietz, M. Harsha, M. Robinson, B. Faulds, D. Wlikes, M. Bamberger, L. Williams, 
D. Potts, E. Mellert 

Second row: J. Sewell, A. Israel, K. Hosfield, B. Hoy, B. Looncy, H. Baughcr, K. Long, M. Pugh, R. Klein, 
Prof, A^'hitton 

Third row : G. Keller, V. Horst, G. Lcniley, N. Felgcr, E. Steve, A. Hudson 



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EAIBERSIIIP in the Women's Athletic Associ- 
ation is open to all University women and offers op- 
portunities to participate in various recreational activ- 
ities. 

Betty Bell Faulds ser\'ed as president this year. Isia 
Schnauffer was vice-president, Ditto Wilkes handled 
club publicity and the secretarial duties, and Marge 
Robinson \\as treasurer. 

A Fall "cider and donut" tea for 300 new members 
and the annual Play Day attended by over 350 high 
school girls were sponsored by A\'AA. 

Fall sport activities included the Modern Dance 
Club supervised by Miss Eleanor Alellert, new HPE 
faculty member, the Sharks Club, advised by Miss 
Becky Seidel, another new staff member, the Outdoor 
Club, and the soccer, volleyball, and bowling tourn- 
aments. Badminton and table tennis tourneys were 
held during the XA'inter Quarter, and basketball, soft- 
ball, tennis, and archery competitions were offered in 
the Spring. 

The association meets twice a month and is gov- 
erned by an executive board consisting of officers, 
sports managers, and sorority and independent group 
representatives. Miss Bertha Whitton is the faculty 
advisor. 



Betty Faulds, President 




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TUDENTS at Kent began to feci the national housing shortage in the Fall Quarter of 1945, which opened 
two months after the war ended. The first large influx of veterans combined with a sharp increase in non-veteran 
registration filled the town to capacity. 

Determined not to refuse any GI an education because of lack of a room, Kent State last year began 
measures to uncover every spare room in Kent, and to provide temporary housing from government surplus 
buildings. 

This year, the Aiaple Grove Community Project became predominantly an answer to the married veter- 
an's housing problem. Single men found temporary quarters in the barracks at Kent and \^'lndham. 

The Bed-for-a-Vet campaign, conducted by students, enjoyed notable success. Pictured above are Bob 
Wentz and Jim Bullock in one of the publicity highlights of the drive. 



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Year 



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HAT became even more pressing to Americans during the past year \\'as the bitter fight over the war- 
time Office of Price Administration. The above picture shows a demonstration by a group in Chicago demand- 
ing that OPA be retained. This fierce controversy drew drastic comment from many sides and spHt party Hues 
wide open. Some claimed the bureau hindered normal peacetime production, but the administration deemed it 
necessary to stabilize jittery economy. 

A Congress led by Taft of Ohio and Wherry of Nebraska passed a bill crippling OPA's sweeping war po^^•- 
crs. Urged on by overwhelming public support, the President vetoed the bill. Congress then passed another, 
which he signed. 

President Truman declared the end of the Second ^^'()rld \\'ar the first of this year. This act automatically 
cancelled the once-powerful bureau and other emergency measures granted the wartime president, Franklin D. 
Roosevelt. 



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Henry Johnston, President 



<^OON to take their places in the world, members 
of the Senior class were saddened by the thought of 
leaving the portals of Kent State University and bid- 
ding adieu to friends and teachers. As freshmen this 
class was the smallest in the history of the Univer- 
sity, but after struggling through the war years, they 
were joined by many returning men and women 
whose college life had been temporarily interrupted. 
When the time came for departure, the seniors had 
developed into an outstanding group of which the 
University could be proud. 

Officers of the class for this final year were: Hank 
Johnston, president; Barbara McDowell, vice-presi- 
dent; Agnes Sawyer, secretary; and Yvonne Lewand- 
owski, treasurer. 

As befitted their position, many members of the 
class were campus leaders, otherwise known as 
BMOC's. Selected for "Who's Who in American 
Colleges and Universities" were Johnston, Miss Mc- 
Dowell, Miss Sawyer, Roy Apple, Mike Friedland, 
Bob Kenyon, Kay Tolt, Beryl Knox, Evelyn Long, 
Bill Lyon, Edith Galloway, John Jack, Claude Miller, 
George Inscho, Matt Fenn, Al Geitgey, and Clarence 
Tonka. 




Yxonne Lew andowski 

Barbara McDowell 

Agnes Sawyer 



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First row: William H. Allen, Chester D. Amond, Aileen Anderson, Kathleen S. Andrews, Olga Antonuk, 
Charles D. Arnott, John Adkins. 

Second row: Carlton J. Austin, Milton D. Baer, Robert C. Baker, Richard M. Baker, Franklin S. Bardy, Gene 
Barker, Duane E. Barney. 

Third row: Marie Barzan, Ted Baskin, A\'illis E. Bauer, George H. Bayliss, Richard E. Beckwith, Janet Berry, 
Robert T. Beuck. 






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First row: Francis R. Birkner, Ruth Bixler, A'larvin Bloomberg, Anne Borsenberger, Nancy Borsenberg- 
er, John C. Botts, Warren C. Bower. 

Second row: Joseph C. Borton, Matthew H. Bradley, Connie Brillis, John J. Britt, Betty Brixey, Archie 
Brown, John M. Brown. 



Seniors 




First row: Charles, E. Brownewell, Paul E. Brubaker, Gwen L. Burns, Eileen Bush, Thomas Butler, Frank C. 
Carano, Helen Cardinal. 

Second row: Alary Emily Gather, Russell Gonser, Evelyn Cevasco, Dolores Golombine, Clyde Conn, George 
W. Cornell, Dale A. Cotton. 

Third row: Betty Cowan, Harold Crabtree, Philmore Dickson, Eleanor DiA'Iinno, iVIartha Dippel, John E. Del- 
santro, Ben Dowding. 

Fourth row: Charles Dragga, Stanley Drongowski, Arno Duenkler, Richard Dunn, Anna Edwards, James Ed- 
wards, Elinore Elliott. 




Jerold Elliott, Fred B. Ellis, Don Engler. 
Alarvin Eubanks, Harold J. Fast, Shirley Fields. 



Senior 







First row: Robert A\ . Finney, James J. Fletcher, Henry Ford, Joseph Foust, Bernard Frost, Edith Galloway, 

Alvin J. Geitgey. 

Second row: Karl Gensler, Rita Gibbons, Aiiriam Gilcrest, Thelnia Gilliss, Wanda Gisinger, Gene Glass, Ray 

Glenn. 

Third row: Jessie Gluck, Barbara Graff, Emogene Guise, Alan Hammack, Clifford Hancock, Irma Hensel, 

Denny Hewitt. 

Fourth row: John Hollett, Glenna Hopewell, Ruth Howard, Alice Hudson, Margaret Hanger, Joseph Incor- 

vaia, George Inscho. 



Joan Jack, John Jack, Lee Jayred. 

Gail Jeffrey, Thomas Jenkins, Henry Johnston. 



Class 





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Estelle Kane 
Charles Kasik 
David Kemppel 
Donald Kintner 
Robert Klein 

Beryl Knox 
Louis Kolbl 
Edward Kubuski 
Robert Leiman 
Anton Lejsek 

Yvonne Lewandowski 
Nelson Llewellyn 
George Lightfoot 
Carol Linder 
George Logan 

Evelyn Long 
Melvin Longberry 
Josephine Lugo 
Joan Luthy 
Wolcott Lyon 

Joseph Marg 
Gilbert Matysiak 
Betty Maurer 
Jeanette Maurer 
Carl Melton 

June Merida 
John Moricoli 
Claude Miller 
Viola Miller 
Adargaret iMills 

Stanley Aline 
Robert AIcNeese 
Anthony Aiolodowitch 
John Moore 
Virginia Aloore 



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Patricia Morgan 
Quinton iMorris 
Paul Mosher 
Anna Belle Musser 
Marjorie Oaks 

James Oberholtz 
Jean Olson 
John Olson 
Grace Padrutt 
Richard Peabody 

Dorothy Pearson 
Leland Pearson 
WiUiam Peshek 
Charles Piper 
Donald Pirl 

Joan Poese 
Jean Pope 
Marilyn Powell 
Joseph Price 
Esther Purdy 

Jerry Rapp 
James Rarick 
Lula Regas 
A'lelvin Reynolds 
Nicholas Rini 

Margaret Robinson 
June Roesinger 
William Ronald 
Rosemary Rongone 
L. J. Roth 

Dale Rowe 
Jack Russell 
Francis Ruzzo 
George Schader 
Dorothy Schlegel 




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First row: Ethel Schirmer, R. A. Scott, Velma Scott, Jacqueline Shafer, Robert Shaffer, Don Shanower, Viv- 
ian Shinn. 

Second row: Jean Sigrist, Doris Sinkhorn, Robert Smiley, Charles Smith, Verda Jane Smith, William Smith, 
Beulah Snowden. 

Third row: Dwight Starr, Arlene Sterling, Betty Streeter, William Sullivan, Ed Suvanto, John Sweeney, Sonoe 
Taketa. 

Fourth row: Theodore Taubert, Robert Taylor, Andrew Thanos, William Thompson, Kay Tolt, Clarence 
Tonka, Myron Treter. 



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First row: Vera Wawrin, Dorothy Watson, Harding Wichert, Ralph Wilde, Richard Willey, Kenneth Williams, 
Pauline Williams. 

Second row: Earl Williard, Margaret Winings, Henry Winters, Earl Wohlford, Jack \\^ood, Walter Yanko- 
vich, Mary Yee. 

Third row: Glenn Yotti, Angeline Zima, Mathilda Zimmermann, iVIary Zingler, Roy iVpple, Dominic Amedeo, 
Russell Armitage. 

Fourth row: Elton Bachman, Virginia Bailey, Grace Batzli, Ed Biasella, Karl Braucher, John Bridges, Frank 
Cartwright. 



155 




First row: Joseph Ciresi, Betsy Clark, Richard Clifford, Clarence Cole, Robert Cook, Robert Dutton. 
Second row: Jacob Egger, iVIarshall Friedland, Lois Frost, Harold Fugman, Robert Ginther, Ruth Homer. 



Freda Untch, Mary Unkrich, Luella, Vandervort. 
Mary Lou Volosin, Pat Wahl, Margaret Warth. 




156 




First row: Alice Israel, John Kelley, Robert Kenyon, Frances Leonard, Howard Lorson, Barbara McDowell, 
Shirley Leuenberger. 

Second row: Kathryn Mohler, Joseph Norris, Flora Randall, Joe Sarmir, Agnes Sawyer, Phyllis Simms. 



\ViIliam Sours, James Stednian, Gerald Stevenson. 
Robert Tilden, Phillip Trapp, Richard Weigle. 




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HE first peacetime graduation in five years was the fortune of 
the 1946 diploma class. With many old acquaintances back in time 
for graduation, the class of 1946 felt the jubilant air of a new campus 
spirit. 

Dr. T. V. Smith, professor of philosophy at the University of 
Chicago, spoke on "Education and International Relations" at the 
commencement exercises held in June. 

The seniors who marched into the auditorium to receive degrees 
numbered 113. Graduating from the College of Education were 
eightv-three future teachers. Next in number was the College of 
Liberal Arts with thirty-two seniors. 



The seniors start up the steps to the Administration build- 
in£i on the last leu of their journev through Kent. 



The grand finale has finally arrived. With diploma in 
hand, they are now ready to step into the world. 




Filing out of McGilvrey Hall in cap and gown during the 
graduation exercises. 



Graduation incurs another line but this is the last one at 
Kent. 



158 



C4MPIIS 

WXLUNCHK 




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NE of the three necessities of life — food — was a 
difficult item to obtain at Kent this year. The trouble 
was not so much a shortage of food but was due to 
the fact that the local restaurants could not get the 
help to serve it. The large influx of students over- 
loaded the facilities of the more popular eating places. 
And as prices climbed skyward, many students be- 
gan preparing their own lunches. 

In October a new cafeteria was opened to the 
public in Lowrv Hall and helped to alleviate the sit- 
uation. Construction of a new cafeteria was started 
early in the \\'inter Quarter. 

To satisfy the "chow hounds" of Kent, box lunches 
were sold near the campus. The cro\\ded conditions 
and long lines made this way of getting a quick lunch 
very popular, especially during nice weather. 

For commuters who were wise and broucrht their 
own lunches, an eating place was established in the 
lower part of Aloulton Hall. 




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Robert Casey, President 



SIDE from time spent in the Captain Brady over 
"cokes", the Class of '48 devoted itself to activity 
in all phases of university life. The class was led by 
Bob Casey, president; Bob Durivage, vice-president; 
Jean Goncher, secretary; and Jim Bullock, treasurer. 

Student Council members were Dona Mae Burk- 
hardt, Jean Goncher, and Tillie Davis. Blue Key, 
national service honorary, pledged Robert Heigh- 
berger, Randy Newhouse, Bob Smiley, Paul Yam- 
okoski, and Bill Sullivan, while Cardinal Key, its 
sister organization, pledged Tillie Davis, Joy Brand, 
Colleen Brand, Jeanne Cook, Felice Faust, Jacqueline 
Shafer, Mary Sisler, and Phoebe Steiner. 

No Time For Classes, the traditional musical com- 
edy, was under the capable direction of co-producers 
Jim Bullock and Bob White. Audrie Fomshell re- 
ceived a scholarship to attend Alexico City College 
under the exchange plan originated by Ohio State. 
Mickey Dover promoted a University Booster Club 
and served as its first president. 

Named to "Who's Who in American Colleges and 
Universities" were Dona Mae Burkhardt, Jeanne 
Cook, Jim Bullock, Ruth Hoehn, Bill Sullivan, Bob 
Casey and Mike Friedland. 




Jean Goncher 

James Bullock 

Robert Durivage 



160 



Howard McCune, Robert Ruggles, Irene Kelbaugh, John First row: Bruce Humphries, Dorothy Clevenger, Lois 

Flask, Vincent Alessi. Allyn, Rudy Battista. 

Second row: Art Seyler, Leonard Slominski. 




First row: Julian Suso, Isabel Lee, Bob Hunsicker. 
Second ro^v: Ernest Grimm, George Husa, Bernard 
Sharkey, George Lintner, Paul Nicely. 



First row: June Steigerwald, Marion Lemponen, Kenneth 
Marry. 

Second row: Glen Hart, Jack Dreese, William C. Wright, 
Harry Shaker, Eugene Walter. 




First row: Wilbur Thomas, George Thayer, Margaret 
Winney, Marion Zapka, Genevieve Rehm. 

Second row: Warren Hunt, Joe Leatherman, Arthur John- 
son, Harry Reynolds, Marvin Leist, John Botu. 



First row: Pat AVeltner, Lois Webb, Marilyn Harsha. 
Second row: Worden Snow, Marion Griffith, Jack 
Hurowitz. 



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Robert Clark, Bob Lcngachcr, Eleanor Grouse, Gloria Joseph Howard, Walter Holms, Henry Gialluca, Wilbur 

Jean Kessler, Nat Kibble, John Schwartz, Rudolph Fruscella. Adams, Ed Mroz. 



Jeanne Carey, Bob Sheets, Marcye Huston Armington, Lois Schmotzer, Terry Pugliese, Carolyn Adametz, Charles 

Miriam Pugh. Jones, Dick Bothel, Bill Williams, Jack Fisher. 




First row: Gertrude Shore, Delores Bashline, Charles Ed Mroz, Betty Hess, Mabel Davey, Eileen Smith. 

Lehman. 

Second row: Lee Haines, Martin Barrett, Don Moore. 



162 




Ernest Bodey, Virginia Straight, Felice Faust, Joy Brand, 
Ruth Kadow, Colleen Brand, Alice Danyluke. 



First row: Alice Stephens, Jean DePompeii, Laurice Tay- 
lor. 

Second row: Dick Riley, Mary Lou Scribner, Betty Harris, 
Bob Hartman. 



First row: Kathleen Vaughn, Bett\- Hess, A'larilyn Wilms, 
Josephine Douglass, Ann Antvpas, Betty Hoy. 

Second row: Hugh Kailan, Russ Gillis, Charles West, 
William Loftus, R. Seltz, Bob Hunsicker. 



First row: Jean Evans, Ruby Roshon, Shirley North, 
Dorothy Rose, Audrey Roche, Velois Loudon, Gay Provo, 
Thelma Gilliss, Ethlyn Scott Ryder, Gertrude Shore. 

Second row: Loren Hostetler, Lewis Jernigan, Harry 
Reynolds, Ervin Matthews, Irwin Newhouse, Bob Durivage, 
BiU Sudeck. 




First row: Nancy Cash, Nancy Orr, Ruth Purdy. 
Second row: Wilbur Allaback, Duane Work, Sam Gor- 
don. Kent Tay lor. 



Marion Everiss, Joann Kemp, Berniece Looney, Helen 
Baugher, Vernon Hood, Tom Barnes, Bill Heintz, Doyle 

Nutter. 



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Richard Limbert, Henry Kallal, Charles Mihalko, James Eugene A'lyers, Lewis Jernigan, Loren Hostetler, Wilford 

McDermott, Wilfred Romito. Cook, William Hearn. 



First row: Marjorie Sprott, Barbara Ewell. 
Second row: Yas Miyao, Robert Price, Jerry Bergem, 
Vernon Dettor. 



Arthur Nash, Gordon Baker, Bill Stumpf, Michael Moko-- 
dean, Vernon Cone, Clvde Pinkston. 




First row: Janet Weimer, Donald Clough. 
Second row: Joe Zaludny, Dominic Palumbo, Andrew 
McKinnon, Paul Pieper. 



First row: Beverly Cook, Louise Kallstrom, Marilyn 
Morse, Dorothy Shay. 

Second row: Morton Alexander, Kenneth Eroskey, Glenn 
Weigand, Thomas Liddle. 



164 




First row: Marjory Bamberger, Ruth Horner, Frank 
Carioti. 

Second row: Mary Louise McClaren, Roberta Grube, 
Nadine Phillips. 



First row: Rella Muntean, Dorothy Wildman, Jennie 
Rocko, Edwina Carmen. 
Second row: Alfred Rubin, Wesley Gaab, Pete Brown. 



First row: Jack Cropp, Josephine Douglass, Paul Sweeney, 
George W. Wright, Donald Wrentmore. 

Second row: Alexander Patrick, Richard Singer, James 
Meyer, Howard Raymond. 



First row: Meredith Miller, Mavis Lemmons. 
Second row: Bob Sheets, Jack Baird, Walter Wolfe, 
Goodword Firm. 




First row: Bill Gluvna, Bill Williams, Earl Ford. 
Second row: Larry Sauber, Shirley Haines, Murray 
Chastain, Mario PiastreUi. 



Edith Ramsey, June Wilder, Frank Vendely, Bob Harm. 



165 



Betty Hoy, Ruth Klein, Alice Stephens, Laurice Taylor, 
Betr\- Harris. 



First row: Marilyn Frericks, Adelle Covault, Russ Gillis. 
Second row: Jeanne Cook, Martha Brandt. 
Third row: Margaret Brown, Lee Shenefiel, Phoebe Stein- 
er, Helen Kolk. 




Sid Davis, Mathilda Davis, Wanda Lashley, Jeanne Kuntz- 
leman, Leone Broughton. 



Bob Durivage, Mathilda Davis, Jean Goncher, Jim Bullock, 
A'liriam Pugh. 



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Dormitorv life is filled with such things as late snacks, gab fests, house meetings, parties and signing the register. 
All combined, this makes life for a coed busy and interesting. 



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The register is a necessary nuisance in the life of a coed. 
But it is better to remember to sign than to suffer the con- 
sequence. 



All shined up and signed out, a couple of twosomes take 
off for an evening's entertainment. The gals still love to 
see the men beat a path to the dormitory doors. 





LTHOUGH faced with unprecedented com- 
petition as enrollment soared, members of the Sopho- 
more Class this year took the lead in many campus 
activities. 

Bob Stevenson, University Theater and NTFC 
star last year, captured the class presidency. Other 
officers were Mary Jones, vice-president; Virginia 
Block, secretary; and Bob Farns\\'orth, treasurer. 

Serving on Student Council were Tom Davey, Miss 
Block, Bob Duncan, Hope Greener, and Stuart Brown. 

Frank Vendely served two terms as business mana- 
cjer of the Kent Stater, and Don W'arnian was mana- 
ging editor. On the Duchess staff were Editor Al 
Weekley, Associate Editor Hope Greener, and Feature 
Editors Eleanor Toniasik and Eleanor Kolk. 

Bob Wentz and John (Mickey) Finn edited the 
Canton Kent Stater, while Betty Cibula was active 
in Radio \\'orkshop and University Theater. 

One of the Blue Star political party co-chairmen 
was Roy Newsome, who also handled publicity for 
No Time For Classes. Rick Uray was lighting di- 
rector for University Theater productions and 
engineer for Radio A\'orkshop. 



Robert Stevenson, President 



Mary Jones 
Bob Farnsworth 
Virginia Block 




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First row: Roger Francy, Carl Hutton, Charles Jones, 
Ann Gray, Margaret Sawyer, Yva Kent, Canary Cater. 

Second row: George Gifford, Dan Kratzer, Joe Perconti, 
Betn,' Abbott, June Darks, Madelyn Goddard, Ruth Reed. 

Third row: John Miller, Fred Green, Harold Schoonover, 
Charles haiieivy, Jim Carroll, Dorothy Miller, Josephine 
Cook, June Hirka, Audrey Kana, Olive Cleaver. 

Fred Green, Charlotte Caldwell, Frank Crotser, Ronald 
Crego. 



First row: Marihn Snyder, Virginia Gilcrest, Jean Melick, 
Constance Norris. 

Second row: Gertrude Lampe, Betty Cibula, Charles Sol- 
omon, Bob Gatts. 

Third row: Dick Erdley, Guy Bennett, Walter Kaplan, 
Omar Cochran, John Campbell. 

Fourth row: Patrick Miladore, Bob Norris, Jack Kalo, 
Sperry Glenn. 



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First row: Steve Stofsick, Curtiss Sarff, Marcia Traxler First row: Betty Sarff, Geraldine Marker, Fred Gerund. 

Holms, Harold Schoonover, Nick Gravill. Second row: Robert Broski, Phil Shafer, Philip Cress, 

Second row: Eugene Jester, John Finnegan, Joe Messer- Gerald Schaaf. 
smith, Michael Barrett. 



Louise Marco, Mildred Henning, Phyllis Swallow, Bill Robert Micher, Owen Swanson, Mickey Yeager, Bob 
Shields. Reighart, John De\\'itt, Thomas Shubert, Albert Bricker. 




First row: PhyUis Young, Joyce Lyon, Richard Paskert. 
Second row: Mitchell Sitko, Roman Savaco, Joe O'Hara. 



First ro'w: Robert Evsanio, Pete Scapp, Carl Albu, Agnes 
Hart. 

Second row: Herman Speck, Robert Cornwell, Charles 
Lafferty. 



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William Haare, Lawrence Schaefer, Robert Bantuni, 
Eugene Loveless. 



James Satteson, Bill Smith, tax Aiorns. 



First row: John Williams, Sam Radak, Arloeen Book, 
Marie Heupel. 

Second row: Edward Runge, Philip Pratt, Winton Koch, 
Cliff Smith, Glen Palmer, Warren Lashley. 



First row: Gretchen Bradford, Robert Thomas, Jeanne 
Oddo. 

Second row: Wayne Thomas, Joe Frasca, George Ketchy. 




First row: Roger Francy, Harold Washburn. 
Second row: John Schick, Arnold Lewis, Frank Mesek, 
Frank Spechalske, Bob Fimmen, Tom Kot, Gay Curtice. 



First row: Joyce Bates, Betty Hulbert. 
Second row: Nadine Phillips, Jane Pusker, Mary Jane 
Blackwell, Phyllis Robbins. 



171 




First row: Eugene Snyder, Victor \\'eissfeld, John Camp- Betty Cibula, Ruth Reed, Madge Goddard, Armaida 

bell, Robert Gatts, Kenneth Leiman, Dawn Kerkhof, George Aliller, Gertrude Lampe. 
Beazel. 

Second row: George Kacarab. 




First row: June Dirks, Christine Thomas, Bonnie Kaiser. 
Second row: Eugene Erwin, Alfred Schrenk, Alfred Ru- 
bin, Richard Waterburj'. 
Third row: Edward Runge, Art Nash, Winton Koch. 



First row: Dorothea Fielman, Betty Crisp, Mrs. Charles 
Smith. 

Second row: John Singels, Evelyn Fellows, Margaret 
Hissim, Dorothy Kneubuehl. 

Third row: William Theiss, Robert Ashby, Barbara Ash- 
by, Eleanor Tarchanin, Albert Plotter. 



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First row: Aris May, Laura Bingham, Marie Heupel, Eu- 
gene Jester. 

Second row: Joyce Bates, Joan Gebhardt, John Forrest, 
Gordon Thompson. 



First row: Harold \\'agner, Elaine Chill, Maxine Bricker. 
Skcond row: Lloyd Gfeller, William Davis, Nancy Baker, 
Charles Willgohs. 



First row: Dorothy Stair, Sonia Lashley, Cecelia Elson, First row: Elaine Chill, \'irginia Rhoenle, Helen Str\ep, 

Cathryn Mulligan, Virginia Horst, Smart Brown, Hope Louise Williams, Kathleen Long. 

Greener, John Miller. Second row: Jean Milford, Mvra Owen, Kathryn Wells, 

Second row: \'incent Hudec, Harold Barden, Janice Bar- Barbara Lee, Winifred Oberlin, Jimmie Bullock, 

den, Janice Barden, Charles Petty, Robert McManigle, John Third row: Janet Grant, Edward Kodish, .Milan Jaksic, 

Morris, Robert Farnsworth. jack Kohl. 




First row: Selva Moore, James Rinier. 



First row: Myra Owen, Elaine Baughman, Ida Elswick, 
Pauhne Ritzman, Mary Kennell. 



Second row: James Capriola, Dominic Amedio, Eve Oling- Second row: Elizabeth Beer, Maria Fiori, Ellen Tucker, 

er, Don Livezey. Bonnie Strauss, Elizabeth Garver. 



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FiKST ROW : Janet Douglass, Jo Sanders, I5ect\' \'e\ , Doro- 
thy Schramm, .Marv Parker, Glee Krichbaum, Violet Efta. 

Second row: iMarion Brunswick, Jean Stonestreet, Carol 
Klein, Kathrvn Hosfield, Ida Cheurco, Sally Koch. 

Third ro\\-: Ellen Tucker, Robert Norris, Leonard Fog- 
lesong, Richard D/.urcc, Phyllis Persons, Carl Blackburn, 
June Wilder, \'irginia Khoenle, Edward Istnick. 



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First row: Enaid Armstrong, Charlene Jones, Ruth Hor- 
balv, Mary McKenna, Virginia Gilcrest, Frank Rizzo. 

Second row: Abigail Dickerson, Lydia Zittlau, Marjorie 
Engren, Helen Stripp, John Williams, Lydia Smith, Charlene 
Moreland. 

Third row: Jane McCoy, Nancy Swigart, Eleanor Jonaitis, 
Lois Stevenson, Rebecca Taylor, Vincent Hudec, Theresa 
McDermott, Bettina Strongoli, Betty Panek. 



First row: Mitchell Sitko, William Crorey, Frank De- 
Pasquale, Charles Petty, Bernard Petit. 

Second row: Betsy Fish, Charles White, Eileen McGinley, 
Jf-rdan Truthan, ^Vard Robinson, Peter Ulrich, Robert 
Schlund, Eu£;ene Muldoon. 



First row: Betn,' Tuttle, Gloria Lee Neff, Antoinette 
Mittiga, Marion Brunswick. Second row: Lloyd Thomas, 
Dorothy Knopp, Charles Quimby, Ray Bassett, Robert Dol- 
and 




First row: Dorothy Schramm, Lucille Hyman, Betty Vey, 
Enaid Armstrong, William Flawkins. 
Second row: Carl Hutton, Gloria Gordon, Mary Kinnear, 

Elizabeth Reddrop, Doyle Shumaker. 
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First row: Bonnie Kaiser, Eileen Young, Bess Constantine, 
Cath-ryn Mulligan, Gwen Reynolds, Betty Harrell. 
Second row; Roland Hummer, Walter Kaplan, Emily 



Zittlau, Marjorie Melrose, William Amrine, Albert Bricker. 
Third row: Vernon Hinkle, James Satteson, Harold 
Bardin, John Lapunka, William Weir, Mearle Eisenhart, 
John Merriman, Joseph O'Hara, Robert Kidd. 




First row: William Hugo, Bett\' Schlenker, Lvdia Smith, 
Charlene iMoreland, Ida Cheurco, William Fike. 

Second row: George Ketch\', Kenneth Goldstein, Doro- 
thy Kneubuehl, Clara Shebanek, June Hirka, Audrey Kana, 
Ray Mullaly, Allan Ramsay. 



First row: Martha Black, Bett\ Rcddrop, Elizabeth Beer, 
Angeline Scourcos, ^^'inifred Oberlin, Rita O'Doherrs'. 

Second row: Jay Bach, Richard Alack, Patrick Aliladore, 
Robert McGowan, Dorothy Pfeffer, Molly \\'hyte. 

Third row: Ed Granisky, Donald Persons, Harold Green- 
wald, Russell Gray, James Brindza, Paul Dack, Charlene 
Ste\\art, Barbara Schoning, Gerr)' Rigbv, Irvin Miner, Frank 
Leonard. 



First row: Harriet Cramer, Elizabeth Ferguson, Ralph 
Ferguson, Owen Swanson, Edith Thedford, Jean Clementz. 

Second row: Bett\' Stewart, Dorothy ^^'allace, Donald 
Kirkpatrick, Kennv Leiman. 



First RO^v: Eleanor Yuhas, Patricia Allen, Joyce Lyon, 
Nancy Bailey, Rosemary Grzincic. 

Second row: Virginia Block, Kay Zevalkink, Ruth Baker. 

Third RO\y: Phil Costarella, John Carroll, Harold Baychelk, 
Leo Kot, Joe Nestich. 




First row: William Byrne, Albert Stevenson, Dwight Fol- 
lin, Jerry Stevenson. 

Second row: Tommy Katin, Tommy Siefert, Bernard 

Sharkey, Ray Hyser, John Butler. 



First row: Frank Rizzo, Doris Heupel, Donna Harris, 
\^ictor Warner. 

Second row: Russell Riccarde, William Barr, J. R. Hausel, 

Herbert Dioney, Evan Ganger. 



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HE largest Freshman Class in the history of Kent 
State University invaded the campus last Fall. The 
2500 eager newcomers found the University ready to 
serve them in every way, but the staggering enroll- 
ment presented many grave problems to the adminis- 
tration. Long lines were inevitable the first week, as 
the Frosh \\'ere advised and registered. Swift revision 
of class schedules was necessary to accommodate 
them. 

Class officers were Phil Dempsey, president; Joan 
Huffman, vice-president; Beverly Lewis, secretary; 
and John King, treasurer. Bill Shuttleworth, Phyllis 
Ferguson, Alarj Parmalee and Bob Chambers were 
named to Student Council in the December elections. 

The University's sports program was moulded 
around the first-vear students. The all-Freshman 
swimming team was paced by Don Wilson, 100 and 
220-yd. dash man. Fred Klaisner broke the University 
scoring record \vWi\e leading a basketball squad which 
was composed of eleven Freshmen out of eighteen 
members. Star of the successful grid machine was 
Frank A'lesek, who was chosen All-Ohio Conference 
guard. 



Phil Dempsey, President 




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-ARKING the twelfth year of its existence at 
Kent State this year, the Department of Traffic reg- 
ulations maintained an enviable record in handling 
about 1600 cars a day. 

Dale Rowe, traffic director, assisted by traffic of- 
ficers Ed Bates and Jack Britt, found that there is 
still a touch of the pre-war jalopy on campus. Such 
cars as the Durant, Marquette, Hupmobile and the 
Essex were listed among the registered cars. 

After completing their most recent set of statistical 
data, traffic department officers discovered the fol- 
lowing: Eighty-two per cent of all registered drivers 
receive no warning tickets; men drivers were less de- 
linquent parkers than women; there are twelve men 
drivers to one woman driver. 

Duties of traffic department members include not 
only placing tickets on offending cars or cautioning 
drivers to slow do^\•n, but also a variety of corres- 
pondence, publicity, statistical and sleuthing work. 




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NNOUNCEA4EXT of plans for a Student Center in accordance ^\•ith Kent State's post-\\'ar growth were 
made this year. The spacious building pictured above will be located behind the Heating Plant and close to 
Englenian Hall. Only the approval of the state legislature at Columbus is needed before construction can begin. 

The three-storv structure will house the University Book Store, locker rooms and meeting rooms for cam- 
pus organizations. Plenty of lounges and recreation spa^e will be provided. Plans to include a student theater 
and a diningroom have been made. A coke bar and lunchroom, equipped to serve light meals, will be located 
in the Center. 

The plan of the administration in building the Student Center is to give students a "college hangout" on 
campus, where everv' facility for recreation will be made available. In future years, this building will be a center, 
in mf)re than name, of Kent State activities. 



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URENBERG, Germany, a centuries-old town of Gothic cathedrals and medieval rooftopsTlield the at- 
tention of all thinking people during this crucial period. 

There, after ten months of a trial in which a new basic conception of international affairs was evolved, 
twelve leaders of the Nazi regime which led the world into the Second A\'orld W ar, were condemned by 
humanity to death. 

Fifteen days after a combined American, British and Russian tribunal reached its tremendouslv significant 
verdict, these men, who were the despots of Europe, \\-ould-bc lords of the earth, walked to a prison-yard 
gallows. 

The military court's justice never reached the paranoiac who was the arch-criminal of the all. Adolf 
Hitler had died a year before, apparently a suicide, in the wreckage of his Third Reich. 



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Student Council 




Seated; E. Long, S. Brown, D. Burkhardt, P. Ferguson, V. Block, H. Greener 

Standing; E. Galloway, T. Davis, B. Hoy, G. Inscho, R. Apple, B. Shuttleworth, B. Chambers, B. Duncan, B. Mc- 
Dowell, J. Cook 



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'ASIC instrument of student government at Kent State, 
the Student Council is by far the most important student 
organization on campus, having charge of elections, directing 
the Student Government Association, of which all students 
are members, and guiding every group functioning on cam- 
pus. 

Under the energetic leadership of President Hank Johns- 
ton, and V^ice-President Dona Mae Burkhardt, Council was 
extremely active during the past year, with two of its com- 
mittees. Social Committee and Allocations, the centers of 
controversy more than once. Allocations distributes student 
activity funds among various school organizations; the Social 
Committee authors rules by which all university dances are 
governed. 

Barbara .McDowell was secretary and George Inscho treas- 
urer. Members were Evelyn Long, Edith Galloway, Bill 
Lyon, Roy Apple, Jeanne Cook, Betty Hoy, John Fouser, 
Jean Goncher, Bob Duncan, Virginia Block, Tom Davey, 
Tillie Davis, Bill Shuttleworth, Phil Ferguson, Marj Parmalee 
and Bob Chambers. 

Four members are elected from each class annually. Meet- 
ings are held weekly. 



Henry Johnston, President 




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ARDINAL KEY is a womens' national service 
honorary, whose members are junior and senior 
women chosen for scholarship, service to the univer- 
sity, character and participation in school activities. 
Its aim is to serve the school and assist worthwhile 
campus projects. 

During this, Cardinal Key's fourteenth year at 
Kent State, the group's officers were Kaye Tolt, 
president, Dorothy Watson, vice-president, Betty 
Maurer, recording secretary. Beryl Knox, corres- 
ponding secretary, iMary Unkrich, treasurer, and Irma 
Hensel, historian. 



Cardinal Key 



The sorority, in co-operation with Blue Key, 
sponsored Campus Night and the Penny Carnival. 

Faculty members are Dr. Florence Beall, advisor; 
Dean Ada V. Hyatt, Dr. Grace Sherrer Slocum, Dr. 
Gertrude Lawrence and Miss Laura Hill. Drs. Slo- 
cum and Lawrence joined this year. 



M. Unkrich, B. Maurer, K. Tolt, B. 
Knox, I. Hensel, A. Sawyer 

A. Anderson, A. Zima, P. Wahl, M. 
Barzan, J. Brand, M. Sisler, F. Faust, 
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I. Newhouse, L. Simone, R. Heigh- 
berger, W. Stroud, G. Glass, C. Austin, 
J. Marg, W. Lyon, J. Thomas, P. Yam- 
okoski, Dr. Bach, R. Apple, W. Sullivan, 
G. Inscho, R. Smiley, Dean Manchester, 
C. Hancock, J. Hewitt, A. Geitgey, C. 
Tonka, C. Dragga, R. Farr. 




Blue Key 



(/j LUE KEY, men's honorary service fraternity, is, 
like its sister organization. Cardinal Key, a national 
group whose membership is invitational, hence small, 
and based on activities, character and scholarship. 

In line with its purpose of serving the University, 
Blue Key sponsors a worthwhile campus project each 
quarter, and, with Cardinal Key, has charge of Cam- 
pus Night and Penny Carnival. A typical service is 



the printing and sale, at no profit, of programs at 
home basketball games. 

Officers for the past year have been George Inscho, 
president, Claude Aliller, vice-president, John Thom- 
as, secretary and Jim Hewitt, treasurer. 

Dean of Men Raymond E. Manchester is faculty 
advisor for the fraternity. Other honorary member- 
ships are held by President George A. Bowman, Dean 
Arden L. Allyn, Prof. Chester E. Satterfield, Prof. 
James N. Holm, Assistant Prof. Victor Moore and 
Assistant Prof. Robert Hall. 



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Engleman Hall 



RING the school year, this modern dormitory 
on the Circle Drive is home to 245 upperclass women. 

Engleman Hall residents participate as a group in 
Pork Barrel, the Penny Carnival and Campus Night, 
with individual women active in every phase of cam- 
pus life. 

The hall is governed by the students, who hold 
periodic dorm meetings and annual elections. Dances, 
mixers for new students and other social activities are 
held throughout the year. Parties at Thanksgiving, 
Christmas and Easter are a long-standing custom. 

For the past year, officers have been Luella Van- 
dervort, president, Emogene Guise, vice-president, 
Betty Faulds, secretary and Ruth Howard, treasurer. 

Mrs. Francis Watson is head resident. 




B. Faulds, J. Shafer, E. Guise, R. Howard, E. Grouse, L. Vandervort. Inset: Mrs. Frances Watson 



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First row; A. Alott, AI. Dulanev, G. Rader 

Second row: B. Herrmann, T. Scott, H. Garrison, A. Maggs, C. Callahan. Inset: Mrs. Eleanor Lallance 



Moulton Hall 



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ITH freshman enrollment the 
largest in the University's history, the 
population of Moulton Hall, freshman 
women's dormitory, rose to 235 — a rec- 
ord. 

Dormitory government is presided 
over by Helen Garrison, president, The- 
odora Scott, vice-president, A r 1 e n e 
iVIaggs, secretary, and Carol Callahan, 
treasurer. 

Social chairman is Alary Dulaney, as- 
sisted by Gretchen Rader. Betty Herr- 
mann is W. A. A. representative and 
Audrey iMott is fire warden. 

Twenty-one sophomore women lived 
in Moulton, acting as counselors in the 
orientation of the freshmen to the prob- 
lems of college life. 

Dances, parties and participation in 
Pork Barrel, the Penny Carnival and 
Campus Night were important functions 
of dormitory life. 

Mrs. Eleanor Lallance was head resi- 
dent. 





IXCE the reopening of the second cafeteria on 
the first floor this year, Lowry Hall is more than 
ever a center for hungry students who fomi inevit- 
able, tangled lines converging on the steam counters. 

The oldest dormitory on the Kent campus, Lowry 
houses 185 freshmen and upperclass women. 

Residents govern the hall through their own of- 
ficers, elected annually. This year, Caroline Jansen 
is president, Elizabeth Gamer, vice-president, Lois 
Musick secretary and Susan Cohen, treasurer. Joan 
Neff is social chaimian, Ruth Gallagher fire warden 
and Rosemary Acierno in charge of domi publicity. 

Head resident is Airs. E. A4. Russell. 



Lowry Hall 




First row: J. Clementz, M. White 

Second row; R. Gallagher, E. Garver, C. Jansen, S. Cohen, L. Musick, R. Acierno, P. Godfrey. Inset: Mrs. E. M. 

Russell 



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Alpha Omega pledges, in whose honor the dance 
was given. 



Gamma Tau Delta members serenade during in- 
termission. 



All Greek 




Top: Alpha Omega sings its traditional songs. 
Bottom: A few of the well-groomed Greeks 
demonstrate their dancing styles. 



Top: Kappa Sigma Chi renders a song to its 
sister sorority, Beta Gamma. 

Bottom: Beta Gamma replies to the Kappa Sigs. 



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First ro\v: Marian Bruns, Donna Gover, Gravce iMavs, Agnes, Sawver, Kathleen \'aughan. 

Back row: Alarcia Holms, Prof. Laura Hill, i?er\-l Knox, \'ivian Shinn, Aileen Anderson, Barbara .McDowell. 




Pan-Hellenic League 



O PROMOTE better understanding and 
co-operation among sororities, Pan-Hellenic League 
meets weekly and discusses matters of interest to the 
several sororities. 

The organization consists of one representative from 
each of the six sororities on campus, with officers' 
chairs rotating among them. 

Questions regarding rushing rules and formulation 
of policies regarding sorority practices are subject to 
the League's consideration. A^iolations of rtiles set 
up by the group are considered by them. 

Evelyn Long, Gamma Sigma Phi, was president of 
Pan-Hellenic League this year. Barbara .McDowell, 
Sigma Delta Sigma, was vice-president; .Marcia Trax- 
ler Holms, Beta Gamma, secretarv; and Aileen Ander- 
son, Alpha Omega, treasurer. 

The League has two faculty advisors, one repre- 
senting the sorority of which the League's president 
is a member. Thus, Gamma Sig's Aliss Laura Hill is 
faculrv^ advisor now, along ^\•ith Dr. Gertrude 
Lawrence, permanent advisor. 




Evelyn Long, president 



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George Hoy, Phillip Brustein, Rudolph Ruzich, John Schick, Jim Hewitt, Charles Piper, Jack James, Gerald 
Stevenson, Clarence Cole, Dana Leggett. 




Inter-Fraternity Council 



^/£^IGHING questions important in the fu- 
"tureof Kent State's seven fraternities is the Inter- 
Fraternitv Council, headed this year by Roy Apple 
as president, Charles Piper vice-president, George 
Hoy, secretary and Clarence Cole, treasurer. 

Foremost problem before the Council during the 
past year has been the one of nationalization of fra- 
ternities. University President George A. Bowman 
states that pemiission to "go national" may be given 
fraternities after the end of this year. 

The University's seventh fraternity. Alpha Epsilon, 
was accepted by the Council early this year, and was 
formally organized immediately afterward. 

Inter-Fratemitv Council decided this year to re- 
quire a one-dollar fee from each new Greek pledge, 
to be used toward an Inter-Fraternity House. It was 
also decided to pemiit non-fraternitv men to live in 
fraternity houses temporarily because of the acute 
room shortage. 

The organization is composed of two members of 
each fraternity on campus — the group's president and 
another member, appointed by him. 




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Alpha Phi Beta 




FiBST row: Frank DePasquale, Vince Galavan, John Kelley, Ervin 
Matthews. 

Second row: Stan Grendzinski, Dana Leggett, Jack Baird, Dick 
Reash, Edward Grendzinski, Paul Pieper, Bob Reash, Bill Moritz, 
Ty Merriman. 




First row: Ray Rush, Fred Hawley. 

Second row: Lloyd Thomas, Prof. Bigler, Bob Cole, George Case, 
Norman Thompson, Steve Byrnes, Bob Ferguson. 




Clarence Cole, president; George Ketchy, vice-president; 
John Lapunka, secretary; Marlin Mack, treasurer. 



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HEN Alpha Phi Beta was reactivated in 
January, 1946, only five of its original members were 
active. Since then, it has stepped forward to a place 
as one of the leading Greek organizations on campus. 

In athletics, particularly, the group has been very 
active, taking first place in golf and Softball in the 
Summer. During the Fall Quarter, it won second rat- 
ing in volleyball, tied for second in horseshoes, and 
was third in football. 

The active chapter in the Fall of 1946 purchased 
a fraternity house at 227 East College Ave. and moved 
in during January of this year. 

Officers were Clarence Cole, president; George 
Ketchy, vice-president; John Lapunka, secretary and 
iMarlin Alack, treasurer. 

Calvin Mason was chainnan of the Blue and Gold 
political party, while Clarence Cole was treasurer of 
Inter-Fraternity Council. George Ketchy was photo- 




graphic editor of the Duchess, Kent State's monthly 
humor magazine and Bill Moritz was treasurer of 
Men's Union. 

The fraternity was represented in the Pre-Law 
Club, Newman Club, K-Vets, Press Photographers' 
Club, Booster Club, Men's Union, varsity football and 
the H. P. E. Club by Moritz, Cole, Lapunka and 
Ketchy, as well as Dana Leggett and Stephen Byrnes. 

Prof. C. C. Kochenderfer, head of the Department 
of Commerce, and Eugene Bigler, assistant professor 
of Business x\dministration, are faculty advisors for 
the fraternity. 




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Alpha Omega 




First row: Helen Kolk, Betty Streeter, Dorothy Aliclil, 
Marilyn Morse. 

Second row: Phoebe Steiner, Glee Krichbaum, Marilyn 
Miller, Nancv Heiks. 




First row: Irene Brodbeck, Marilyn Hadfield, Glor- 
ia Lee Neff, Bett)' Lou Tuttle, Martha Riley, Mary Michel, 
Eiiiogene Guise. 

Second ro\v: Helen Pearse, Jerrine Forrer, Barbara Ewell, 
Jean Olson, iMary Alice Hiller, Ronielda Kolk, Patricia Wol- 
cott, Marilyn Wilhanis, Janet Weinier. 

First row: Jeanne Cook, Louise Kallstrom, Joan Jack, 
Eleanor Tomasik, Martha Brandt, Janet Gillespie, Betty 
Jean Keck, Eleanor Kolk. 

Second row: iMarilyn Harsha, Charlotte Green, Helen 
Baugher, Alabel Davey, Wanda Gisinger, Dolores Bashline, 
Kathr\n Tolt, Dona Mae Burkhardt, Lvdia Mihok. 



Seated: Aileen Anderson, president. 

Standing: Betxy Hess, corresponding secretary; Dona Mae 
Burkhardt, vice-president; Kathleen Vaughan, treasurer. 





E\^ERAL more honors came to the Alpha 



Omega sorority this year adding to an already im- 
pressive list. 

Crossing the finish-line first in the Rowboat Regatta 
race brought the AO's the Rowboat Regatta trophy, 
and they were also awarded the WAA trophy for 
participation in women's campus athletics. 

Betty Jean Keck was presented the Kappa Sigma 
Chi Sweetheart trophy, and Nancy Heiks was chosen 
Pigskin Prom Queen. Other Alpha Omega beauties 
included Joan Shremp Jack, Betty Brown Kurtz and 
Jean Olson, members of the i\Iay Queen's Court, and 
Jeanne Cook and Betty Lou Tuttle, attendants to the 
Homecoming Queen. 

The three AO's selected for mention in "Who's 
Who in American Colleges and Universities" were 
Dona A'lae Burkhardt, Kaye Tolt and Miss Cook. 
iMiss Burkhardt was vice-president of Women's 
League, chainnan of Elections and Assembly Com- 
mittees and president of the French Club. A member 



of Cardinal Key and an active debater, iMiss Cook 
was selected for a scholarship to the University of 
Mexico last summer. Aliss Tolt, a member of Lambda 
Phi, journlism honorar>% w^as elected president- of 
Cardinal Key this year. 

Representing the AO's on school publications were 
Joann Kemp and .Miss Olson on the Stater and Eleanor 
Tomasik and Eleanor Kolk, on the Duchess and the 
Chestnut Burr. 

Janet Gillespie took part in "No Time For Classes," 
Betty Hess was secretan' of Student Service Associa- 
tion, Betty Streeter was secretary of Student Faculty 
Relations Committee, and Helen Baugher and W^inda 
Gisinger sat on Women's Athletic Association board. 




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Beta Gamma 




First row: Irene Leffler, Charlene Moreland, Patricia 
Allen, Marge Ennes, Christine Thomas, Barbara Burdick. 

Second row: Ahce Romanchuk, Betty Harrell, Jean Gun- 
kelman, Molly Niehaus, Jean Tedrick, Mary Emily Gather, 
Jo Sanders, EUie Yuhas, Connie Norris. 



First row: Ann Antypas, Ruth Horbaly, Carol Callahan, 
Dorothy Paul, Nancy Lambird. 

Second row: Carol Moeller, Mary Jane Clark, Gwendolyn 
Reynolds. 




First row: Nancy Heckman, Jo Minnino, Dolly McHale, 
Pat Godfrey, Beverly Lewis, Alice Lombard. 

Second row: Candy Zilla, Carol Weltner, Mickey Yeager, 
Jessie West, Katie Poth, Jean Keller, Enaid Armstrong, Pat 
Adams. 



Pat Weltner, treasurer; Marcye Armington, vice-president; 
Marcia Traxler Holms, president; Josephine Douglas, sec- 
retary. 




CAVENTY-EIGHT new pledges were welcomed 
by Beta Gamma sorority this year, at the close of a 
very successful Fall rush season, swelling the mem- 
bership of the organization to twice its previous size. 

Marcia Traxler Holms, sorority president, held the 
position of recording secretary of the Pan-Hellenic 
League. Jessie West, photographer for the Chestnut 
Burr, was elected secretary of the Press Photographers' 
Club and the Booster Club. .Mavis Lemmons served 
as social chairman of the Art Club, while the office 
of Freshman Class secretary was filled by Beverly 
Lewis. Ruth Horbaly, social chairman of Beta 
Gamma, was a member of the University Social 
Committee. 

iVIarcye Huston Amiington was elected Miss Kent 
State for 1947. Beverly A'lyers Thomas and Clare 
Young were chosen attendants to the May Queen's 
court. 

Active participation in all sorority sports was 
stressed. The \\'omen's Athletic Association bowline 




trophy was awarded to the sorority for its victory 
in the annual bowling tournament. 

The formal rush party was held at the American 
Legion Hall in Cuyahoga Falls, and the Aurora 
Country Club provided the setting for the annual 
Spring dinner dance. 

Beta Gammas were active in A\V)men's Athletic 
Association, Women's League, French Club, H. P. I'".. 
Club, L^niversity Band and Choir, Student Council 
and Pan-Hellenic League. 

.Miss Beverly Seidel became the new sorority ad- 
visor, and Dr. and Mrs. James Beck, Dr. and Mrs. 
Weldon AViliiams, Air. and Mrs. John Montgonier\% 
Miss Regina \\ hite and Miss Edna F.isen were patrons 
and patronesses. The Beta Gamma housemother is 
Mrs. Florence McEwan. 




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OP lionors in several inter-fraternity ath- 
letic contests went to Delta Phi Sigma during the 
past year. The 1946 Rowboat Regatta, swininiing 
meet, softball and horseshoes tournaments were won 
by Delts. Enviable showings in this Spring's intra- 
mural and inter-fraternity races have been chalked 
up bv them. 

.Members including Lou Toth, Bob Beachy, Dick 
Paskert, Dick Wolfe, Frank Spechalske, Emil George, 
Tom \\'eigle, Nick Rini, Bill Sudeck, and John Finn 
were active — and outstanding — on University teams. 

Finn served as Summer Kent Stater sports editor, 
co-editor of the Canton Branch Stater, and was sports 
editor of the Chestnut Burr. Bob Wentz was also 
active on the Canton Stater, was associate editor of 
the Duchess and co-writer of a featured Stater column. 
He played in this Spring's "No Time For Classes." 

George hischo continued as one of the leading men 
on campus. He was treasurer of Student Council, 
chairman of Allocations Committee, president of Blue 



Key, in Phi Alpha Theta and Kappa Delta Pi, and 
secretary of Pi Gamma i\Iu and the Forum Committee. 
He was chosen for "Who's Who in American Col- 
leges and Universities." 

Bob \\'hite was president of Inter-Religious Council, 
Student Service Association, A\'eslev Foundation, 
Y,\IC.A„ vice-president of the K-\^ets and treasurer of 
the Booster Club. 

This year's officers were Henry Ford, president; 
Inscho, vice-president; AVentz, secretary; Tony Si- 
mone, corresponding secretary, and Jack James, 
treasurer. 

Fraternity advisor is Dr. \\'eldon ,M. Williams. 
Honorary members are Dr. Gerald Chapman, Paul 
Beck, Dr. H. W. Hudson, C. E. Satterfield, James N. 
Holm, G. Harry ^^'right, E. Turner Stump and 
Coaches Trevor Rees, Wesley Stevens, Harry Adams 
and Karl Chesnutt. 




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Delta Phi Sigma 



Cliff Foust, Dick Wolfe, Dick Paskert, Sheldon Webster, Jim Brindza, Bob Finney, Bill Knight, Jim Capriola, 
Ed Mroz, Stew Kline, Randy Newhouse, Dovle Shumaker, Fred Baker, Tom Katin, Joe Ferconti. 




Bob Beachy, Bill Fulmer, Bob Norris, Bill Wolf, Frank Spechalske, John Brown, Howard Alack, C^harles Petty, 
Nick Rini, Paul Whitworth, Frank Cartwright, Bob White, Jack Shirilla, Dr. ^^'eldon ^^'iHiams. 



Jack James, treasurer; Henry Ford, president; George 
Inscho, vice-president; Bob Wentz, secretary. 




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Gamma Sigma Phi 



First roav: A'lary Jones, Phyllis Robbins, Mary Lou Vol- 
osin Wright, Ethel Schirmer. 

Second row: Betty Redropp, Arlene Sterling, Betsy 
Gander, Ruth Purdy, Peg Kinnear. 



First row: Phyllis Ferguson, Doris Heupel, Earleen Mc- 
Knight. 

Second row: Mary Lou Johnson, Alix Gradolph, Joan 
Huffman, Bonnie Kaiser, Arloeen Book. 




First row: Charlotte Jones, Isla Schnauffer, Marge Scul- 
lion, Nancy Orr. 

Second row: Helen Cardinal, Larue Gray, Molly Whyte, 
Nancy Cook, Nita Wendling. 



First row: Ethelyn Scott Ryder, Marian Burns, Beth 
Slater. 

Second row: Martha Chalfont, Jacqueline Langsdon, Lois 
Musick, Elsie Rogers. 




Grace Padrutt, treasurer; Evelyn Long, president; Barbara 
Humphrey, vice-president; Dorothy Baynes, secretary. 



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ECAUSE of their wide range of interests, 
Gamma Sigma Phi's were active in many phases of 
campus hfe this year. 

Evelyn Long, president of the sorority, headed Pan- 
Hellenic League and was secretary of Women's 
League. In addition to being selected to "Who's \Vho 
in American Colleges and Universities," she served as 
a member of Student Council and the Fraternity- 
Sorority Policy Committee. On other committees were 
Barbara Humphrey of the Student-Faculty Committee 
and J\'lary Sisler of Social Committee. Margaret Scul- 
lion was in charge of the .March of Dimes. 

Ethel Schirmer was elected president of Lambda 
Phi, treasurer of the iournalism student body, pub- 
licity manager of the Newman Club, and also acted 
as society editor and edition editor of the Kent Stater. 
Isla Schnauffer was on the Stater staff and Earleen 
McKnight was on the Sports staff of the Chestnut 
Burr. 

Alary Jones was elected secretary of the Sophomore 
Class, Joan Huffman vice-president of the Freshman 




Class, Phyllis Ferguson was a Freshman Student 
Council representative. 

Mary Lou A^olosin \\'nght. Miss Scullion and .Miss 
Schnauffer were on W. A. A. board. 

The Gamma Sigs' housemother, Mrs. Beatrice Par- 
rock, was cliosen "Outstanding Campus House- 
mother" for the past year. 

The sorority's social affairs included the Gold 
Diggers' dance, sponsored in e_irl\' sorin<T by the 
pledge chapter for the actives, the traditional A\'inter 
Formal and a Spring dinner dance. 

Miss Laura Hill continued ;^s the sororit\'"s faculty 
advisor, and new patrons and patronesiics added wr-re: 
Mr. and Airs. Trevor Rces, ^^'i!bur West and Mr. 
and Airs. Frank Ballinger. 




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jjfX THE past year, Gamma Tau Delta 
raternitv has boasted sixty-two active members, and 
six University awards — Homecoming Decoration 
trophy, for the fourth consecutive year; first place in 
the K-Vet parade; the K-\^et rooms-for-vets prize 
plaque; second place in the Rowboat Regetta; honor- 
able mention in Campus Night, and the Inter-Fra- 
ternitv athletic cup. 

Officers this year were Robert Kenyon, president; 
Walter Shilling, vice-president; F. Gregg Ney, sec- 
retary; Roger Francy, historian; Fred Ellis, cor- 
responding secretar\% and Robert Ginther, treasurer. 

Hank Johnston served as president of Student 
Council and the Senior Class, and was a member of 
Blue Key. Clarence Tonka, business manager of the 
Chestnut Burr, was listed in "Who's Who in American 
Colleges and Universities." Mickey Dover was presi- 
dent of the Booster Club, head of Athletic Allocations 
Committee and a notable Stater columnist. 

Bob Duncan was president of K-Vets; while Bob 
Kenyon was vice-president of Men's Union, Alvin 



\\ eekley edited the Duchess, campus humor magazine, 
and Bill Lyon was chaimian of the Social Committee, 
and a member of the Stater staff. John Thomas held 
the position of secretary of Blue Key; Wrestler Gene 
Glass was co-chaimian of Pork Barrel, Bob Durivage 
was vice-president of the Junior Class, and Bob Fams- 
worth was elected treasurer of the Sophomore Class. 

During the Fall Quarter, the fraternity dropped its 
national charter with Sigma Tau Gamma. Soon there- 
after Gamma Tau Delta and its sister sorority, Sigma 
Delta Sigma, combined with the former Coalition 
party to form the Blue Star party, of which Frank 
Leonard was co-chairman. 

Faculty advisor for the fraternity is Registrar 
Emmet C. Stopher. Honorary faculty members are 
Dr. Raymond L. Clark, Dean Arden L. Allyn, Dr. 
A. O. De\\'eese, E. Ladislaw Novotny, Dr. L. H. 
A^unzenmayer, Dr. A. W. Stewart and Merle 
Wagoner. 




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Gamma Tau Delta 



First row: James Hewitt, Stewart Brown, Alickes' Dover, 
Carlton Austin, Milton Baer. 

Second row: Robert Tavlor, Charles Wilgohs, Dean Arden 
L. Allvn, James Clark, Warren Bower, Arnold Lewis. 



First row: Joseph Urban, Robert Farnsw orth, Fred FJlis. 
Clarence Tonka. 

Second row: Alvin Weeklev, Bertrand Peterson, Registrar 
Emmett C. Stopher, Dr. Raymond Clark, James Rector. 




First row: John Delsantro, Charles Arnott, Roger Francv, 
Ted Burke, Richard Waterburv, \\'illiam Shuttleworth. 

Second ro\v: ^^'illiam Davis, Paul Yamokoski, John .Miller, 
Dr. Alfred W. Stewart, Dean Willev, Robert Duncan. 



First row: John Thomas, Gene Schmiedl, John Schick, 
Charles Lehman, Robert Bovd, Joseph Johnston. 

Second row: W'olcott Lvon, Guv Bennett, Dr. Lester 
Munzenmaver, Gene Glass, Robert Sheets, William Smith. 



Gregg Ney, secretary; Clarence Tonka, retiring treasurer; 
Robert Kenyon, president; Robert Ginther, treasurer. Not 
pictured: Walter Shilling, vice-president. 




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Kappa Mu Kappa 



Alan Poese, Prof. Raymond Moran, lack Kohl, Bob Leng- 
acher. Bill Shields, Dr. K. R. Pringle, Dick Birkner, Bob 
Smiley, Dr. A. Selle\\' Roberts, Georsjc Gilbert. 



Jerry Stevenson, Jack Wendelken, Bob Stevenson, Glenn 
Barber, Bill Becherer, Tom Siefert, Jim Mitchell, Porter Hall, 
Kent Taylor. 




Paul Brooks, Bob Cook, John Wolcott, Stan Aline, Jack First row: Bill Byrne, Harold Oseroff, Jack Hurowitz, 

Gregory, Jack Britt, George Pelton, Betty Solditto, Russ Marshall Friedland, Bob Clark. 

Gillis. Second row: Les Roth, Wallace Krivoy, Ward Robison, 

Bill Sullivan, Wilbur Schneider, Harold Aliller, Basil Kaptain. 




Bernard Sharkey, treasurer; Roy Apple, president; Tom 
Davey, vice-president; Bob Casey, secretary. 



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ijriE OLDEST fraternity on Kent State's 
campus, Kappa iVIu Kappa, celebrated its Silver Ju- 
bilee this Spring and continued in its role of service 
and leadership in all collegiate fields. 

Among the presidents of campus organizations are 
listed many "Kamuks": Roy Apple, Inter-Fraternity 
Council and Men's Union; Bob Casey, Junior Class 
and the journalism student body; Bob Stevenson, 
Sophomore Class; Roy Newsome, Newman Club; 
Alike Friedland, Band; Bob Smilev, Radio Workshop; 
Wilbur Adams, Alpha Psi Omega; Bob Heighberger, 
Industrial Arts Club; and Jim Bullock was co-produc- 
er of "No Time For Classes." 

KiVIK aided in the formation of a new campus po- 
litical party. Blue Star, which swept 35 out of 39 
elective offices in pre-Christmas elections. Newsome 
was co-chairman. 

Adams, Apple, Bullock, Casey, Friedland and Bill 
Sullivan were listed in "Who's Who in American Col- 
leges and Universities;" Smiley, Bullock, Apple, Tom 
Davey, Sullivan and Stan Mine aided in student gov- 



ernment by serving on Student Council, Social Com- 
mittee and Allocations Committee. 

Apple was vice-president of Chi Pi, men's journal- 
ism honorary, with Bob Lengacher treasurer and 
Casey corresponding secretary. Don Shanower played 
the title roles in both University Theater Shakespear- 
ian productions this year — "Othello" and "Macbeth." 

Athletically, the KAIK's were very active, with 
Jack Britt leading the fraternity's effective basketball 
five, and Britt, Dwight Follin and Harold Miller play- 
ing first-string football on the victorious Golden Flash 
squad. 

Apple was president this year, Davey vice-presi- 
dent, Casey secretary, Bernie Sharkey treasurer. 

Faculty advisor of Kappa Mu Kappa is Dr. A. Sel- 
lew Roberts. Honorary members are Prof. Raymond 
iMoran, Dr. H. D. Byrne, Dr. K. R. Pringle, Dr. James 
Laing and Prof. E. W. Tischendorf. /- 




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193 1' t^he Independent Club, a promi- 
nent campus men's organization, moved to become a 
Greek fraternity, and tw^enty-nine charter members 
formed Kappa Sigma Chi, named for the initial letters 
of Kent State College, as the University was then 
designated. 

During the war years, the group was necessarily 
inactive, but was reorganized in 1945, and today 
numbers fifty-seven active members. 

Kappa Sigs won last year's Campus Night float 
parade with a novel display illustrating the acute room 
shortage in Kent. The Inter-Fraternity touch football 
trophy and the top award in the Fall "Bed-For-a-Vet" 
drive also went to the fraternity. 

Otis G. Maxwell was photographic editor of the 
Chestnut Burr and secretary of the Press Photog- 
raphers' Club. Frank Alesek was an All-Ohio varsity 
football star. Art Seyler led a popular student swing 
band, and A^'inton C. "Doc" Koch was photographic 
editor of the Duchess, president and co-founder of the 
Press Photographers' Club and associate photographer 
for the Burr. 




John Morris, Bob \\"olcott and Phil Dempsey were 
active on University publications, and Tom Wilhelm, 
Jack Urcheck and Frank Klein played varsity foot- 
ball. 

Members of Inter-Fraternity Council representing 
the Kappa Sigs were George A. Hoy and Rudolph 
Ruzick. 

Walt Holms was called into active duty with the 
Army Air Forces this Spring. Other members on re- 
serve with the armed forces are William Gluvna, Joel 
Chastain, Curt Sarff, Wolcott, Klein, Charles Laf- 
ferty. Arch Er\\'in, Bob Chambers, iMerle Clemens, 
Anthony Thomas and Koch. 

Officers this year were Hoy, president; Gluvna, 
vice-president; Thomas Donovan, secretary; and John 
Single, treasurer. Dr. Maurice Palmer is advisor. 



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First row: William Fike, Phil Dempsev, Robert 
Chambers, Charles Kasik. Second row: Allan Ramsey, 
William Theiss, William Williams, Arthur Sevier, Lee 
Haines, John Morris 



Kappa Sigma Chi 

First row: Mario Piastrello, Frank Zima, John Falle, 
Jim Kline. Second row: Jim HoUinger, William Chastain, 
Eugene Ranize, Edward Runge 




Seated: Robert Seeley, Thomas Donovan, Marvin 
Sommers, Charles Laffertv 

Standing: Richard Beckwith, Eugene Dombrowski, 
John Botu, Joseph Sarniir, Dominic Palumbo, Rudolf 
Ruzich 



loseph Leatherman, Murra\' Chastain, W. C. Koch, Ben 
Wiland 



George Hov, president; John Single, 
treasurer; William Gluvna, vice-president 




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Phi Beta Phi 

First row: Richard Erdley, Russell Hawsman, 
David Roth, Frank Crotser. 

Second Ro\^•: Sidney Davis, Norman Winters, 
James Rhoads, Donald Livezey. 



First row: George Limner, Mike Kulazenka, 
Harold Wagner. 

Second row: Ralph Wilde, Neal Manning, Owen 

A4cCafferts', James Fletcher. 




Gerald Overholt, Harold Howell, WUliam Wilde. 




Robert Beckwith, vice-president; Charles Piper, president; 
Robert Hostetler, treasurer. 





HEN Phi Beta Phi was reactivated in 1945, 
only a handful of its pre-war members had returned, 
but by the end of this \ear the membership had risen 
to twenty-eight. 

This Spring the fraternity house at 303 E. Main 
Street was refurnished and improved, all the work 
be.ng performed by members. 

Officers for the year were Charles Piper, president; 
Robert Beckwith, vice-president; Harold Wagner, 
secretar\'; and Robert Hostetler, treasurer. 

A Christmas party for the under-privileged children 
of Portage County proved so successful that tiie Phi 
Betas decided to make it an annual affair. 

The fraternity held a Winter formal at Willowdale 
Country Club in .March, with Bernie May's band 
providing the music, and numerous smaller affairs 
throughout the year. X^alerie Clontz was fraternity 
sweetheart. 

During the year Phi Beta Phi lost its title of young- 
est fraternity on campus when a seventh social fra- 
ternity was recognized by inter-fraternity conference. 



Phi Beta Phi also participated in the Penny Carn- 
ival in February and numerous other University activ- 
ities. 

Members of the fraternity who were active on 
campus were Piper, who served as vice-president of 
inter-fraternity council, and AVagner, who was in 
University Theater, Radio Workshop and theatrical 
activities in Akron. 

Mrs. Dan Parkinson is housemother, and Dr. Stan- 
ley Corey and Roy Metcalf are fraternit)?^ advisors. 
Honorary faculty members are Dr. Hallock F. Raup, 
Wilbur W. West, John R. Montgomery, and Dewey 
F. Barich. 







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OLE REMAINING national educational 
sorority at Kent State, "Pi Kap" is actually the Psi 
chapter of Pi Kappa Sigma. 

For the fifth consecutive year, the high scholarship 
average maintained by members of the organization 
enabled it to hold the Scholarship Cup. 

President Agnes Sawyer, elected vice-president of 
Cardinal Key, was a member of Pan-Hellenic League 
and the Social Committee. Beryl Knox, vice-president 
of the sorority, was a member of Kappa Delta Pi and 
Pan-Hellenic League, and Matilda Davis was tapped 
by Cardinal Key. Both i\liss Sa^\'ver and Aliss Knox 
were named in "Who's A^'ho in American Colleges 
and Universities." 

Pi Kaps were represented on University publica- 
tions by Anne Domiter, Lee Jayred, Irene Kelbaugh, 
Miss Knox and Mary Lou McClaren. 

President of Phrateres, off-campus house presidents' 
organization, was Miss Domiter, who served also as 
secretary of the Newman Club. Chestnut Burr Dance 
Committee chairman and pohtical party representa- 
tive. 




Thelma Gilliss, Margaret Winney and Marion 
Zapka became affiliated with Zeta Iota, business- 
women's honorary; Miss Davis was elected Junior 
Student Council representative; and Betty Sarff was 
named Terese Green Queen and served on the Social 
Committee. 

At the Sadie Hawkins dance, Miss Sawyer walked 
away with the title of Sadie Hawkins, while Irene 
Kelbaugh copped Wolf Gal honors. 

Social activities for the year were highlighted by 
the annual Spring Formal, held at the Aurora Country 
Club, and the revival of the annual Costume Ball, 
which is sponsored by the Pi Kappa Sigma actives in 
honor of their new pledges. 

Dr. Frances Harshbarger is faculty advisor. Dr. 
and iMrs. L. H. Alunzenmayer, Mr. and Mrs. L. C. 
Whetten, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Byler, and Mr. and 
iVIrs. George Altmann are patrons and patronesses. 




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First row: Irene Kelbaugh, Eleanor Tarchanin. 
Second row. Anne Domiter, Betty Sarff, Gay 
Provo, Matilda Davis. 



Pi Kappa Sigma 

First row: Lois Kaighin, Joyce Lyon, Thelma 

Gilliss, Margaret Brown. 

Second row: Anna Musser, Phyllis Young, Bar- 
bara Lee, Ruth Frederking. 




Teddy Kane, Virginia Higgins, Lois Kaighin, 
June Stahlman, Kay Walters, Margaret Miller, Lee 
Jayred, Mary McClaren. 



First row: Evelyn Reynolds, Velois Loudon. 

Second row: Kathryn Wells, Mary Brown, Anne 
Hanna, Marian Zapka. 

Third row: Evelvn Evasco, A'largaret Miller, 
Margaret Winney. 



Vera Wawrin, treasurer: Agnes Sawyer, president; Beryl 
Knox, vice-president; Dorothea Helman, secretary. 




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Sigma Delta Sigma 



First row: Nadine Phillips, Jane Puskar, Toni 
Holmes, Pepper Gluck. 

Second row: Marjorie Parmalee, Sally Wagoner, 
Virginia Horn, Barbara Graf, Patricia Buxton. 



Kneeling: Nancy Swigart. 

Standing: Angie Zima, June VVUder, Eleanor 
Brace, Grayce Mays, Ruth Hoehn, Shirley Wirth, 
Olga Antonuk, Virginia Block. 




Kneeling: Audrey Roche, Martha Patchen. 

Standing: Virginia Khoenle, Janet Beattie, Mer- 
cedes Sanchez, Marjorie Smart, Claudia Schipchik, 
Kathryn Hosfeld, Dolores Kne, Mary Hoover. 



FiKST row: Louise \V iUiams, Kathclecn Long. 
Nancy Cover, Rebecca Taylor. 

Second row: Jean Carev, jean Goncher, Hope 
Greener, Pat Morgan, Betsy Fish. 







Mary Blackwell, vice-president; Ethel Johnson, treasurer; 
Barbara McDowell, president; Shirley Leuenberger, secre- 
tary. 



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=~ . iSs 




O BECOME a local social sorority, Sigma 
Sigma Sigma dropped its national educational affilia- 
tion this year and became Sigma Delta Sigma. It iiad 
been the oldest national sorority on campus. 

The Sigma Delts, or Tri-Sigs, as they had been 
known, carried off all principal honors on Campus 
Night, winning both the parade and song-fest. Dixie 
Grundy reigned as May Queen on that occasion, 
Marge Dornbusch Lombard was first attendant, and 
Ruth Hoehn was elected K-Girl. Miss Hoehn was 
also Homecoming Queen for 1946. 

Hope Greener was associate editor, later managing 
editor, of the Duchess; Pat Morgan was secretary of 
the journalism student body and an edition editor of 
the Stater, and Jean Goncher was vice-president of 
Women's League as well as a Stater staff member. 

Barbara McDo\\'ell, president of the sorority, was 
elected vice-president of the Senior Class, vice-presi- 
dent of Student Council and vice-president of the 
Pan-Hellenic League. Both she and iMiss Hoehn were 




listed in "Who's Who in American Colleges and Uni- 
versities." 

Miss Greener was chairman of Student Court, Vir- 
ginia Block was secretary c)f the Sophomore Class, 
and Angeline Zima was president of the Art Club. 

Miss Goncher, Miss Greener, Miss Block and Marj 
Parmalee were members of Student Council, while 
Miss Hoehn was on Allocations Committee. 

Parties, teas and dances filled the Sigma Delts' so- 
cial calendar. Members' mothers and the sorority's 
pledges and alumnae were honored at various func- 
tions during the year. 

iMiss Mona Fletcher is faculty advisor of the gn)up. 
Patrons and patronesses are Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Stop- 
her. Dr. and Mrs. Gerald Chapman, Dr. and Mrs. 
Cieorge R. Bach, Mr. and Airs. James Holm, .Mr. and 
Airs. A'lichael Radock and Air. and Airs. Harlan Hun- 
gerford. 




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i (Jj ECOiVIING known as Theta Sigma Tau, the 

fomier Thera Sigma Upsilon sorority reverted to a 
local social organization by relinquishing its national 
education charter in January of this year. During 
the year, it was also able to purchase a sorority house 
at 528 South Water Street. 

At the close of the very active rush season this year, 
the Theta Sigs were found to lead all Kent State soro- 
rities with the largest number of new pledges. 

Theta Sigma Tau proved to be very successful in 
inter-sorority competition by winning the soccer 
trophy and claiming second place in the Row Boat 
Regatta, Pork Barrel, Campus Night parade, scholar- 
ship and volleyball. 

The group boasted several individual awards as 
well. Alice Jean Watson was tennis champion; the 
leading role in "No Time For Classes" was played by 
Terry Pugliese, who is also a member of Alpha Psi 
Omega; Edith Galloway was included in "Who's 
Who in American Colleges and Universities"; Lois 



Allyn was chosen for the Queen's Court at the Kappa 
Sigma Chi Sweetheart Dance; Velma Scott was at- 
tendant to the May Queen; and Aliss Galloway was 
in the Queen's Court. 

Dorothy Clevenger became affiliated with Zeta 
Iota, national businesswomen's honorary, and Betty 
Hoy was accepted into Phi Sigma Xi, science honor- 
ary. 

On the social side, the Theta Sigs held two formal 
dances, a barge party, a mothers' party, and several 
sorority-fraternity parties. 

Advisors to the group are iMiss Eleanor A^ellert 
and A-Iiss Sarah Dunning, and patrons and patronesses 
are Dr. and Mrs. William G. Meinke, Dr. and Mrs. 
Donald Anthony, Mr. and Airs. Caro Carapetyau and 
Dr. Edna Oswalt. 

Mrs. Alice Vaughn is housemother. 




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Theta Sigma Upsilon 



First row: Audrey Kana, Charlotte Thomas, 
Olive Cleaver, Dorothy Schramm, Martha Dippel, 
Barbara Hale. 

Second row: Terry Pugliese, Alice Jean Watson, 
Ruth Myers, Lois Allyn, Janet Grant, Patricia Casto. 

Third row: Lois Frost, Annamary Acerra, Jean 
Shaffer, Harriet Russell. 



First ro\v: Nancv Warnock, Nancy Snodgrass, 
Linda Ross, iMildred Henning, Genea Shirk. 

Second rows Joan Neff, Edith Galloway, Sonia 
Lashlev. 




First row: Barbara Grist, Elizabeth Hoy, Jean 
Greer, Jean Melick. 

Second row: Janell Wise, Ingrid Ullman, Jerrv 
Ncikard. 



First row: Ruth Baker, Eloise Stockman, Janette 
Harm. 

Second row: Charmaine Morgan, Josephine Nolf, 
Arlyn Robinson, Audrey A'lott, Theodora Scott, 
Susanne Geiser, Mary Averill. 

Third row: Laverne Santa, Marv Marsh, Patricia 
Sellars, Grace Tesmer, Elizabeth Rutherford, Dolor- 
es Clark, Jane Lais, Norma Baumann. 



Vivian Shinn, president; Donna Gover, vice-president; 
Dorothy Clevenger, recording secretary; Elizabeth Steve, 
corresponding secretary; Lynnae Carl, treasurer. 




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K-Vets 





Cy RGANIZED to consider the many problems 
facing the returned GI on campus and to promote his 
welfare and betterment through a college education, 
the University X^eterans Association, better known as 
the K-X^ets, is a local, unaffiliated group. 

Formed in September, 1944, by a small group of 
veterans, the Association now numbers almost 500 
members. It holds an important position in campus 
politics, with the recent migration of ex-GIs to the 
University, and sponsored the successful Wednesday 
night social dancing, introducing live music in the 
Winter Quarter. 

Bob Duncan was president this year, with Bob 
White vice-president, Charles Noble, secretary, and 
Bill A'lcDemiott, treasurer. 

Dewey F. Barich, co-ordinator of veterans' affairs 
for Kent State University, is faculty advisor of the 
Association. 



Robert Duncan, president. 







Rachel Thomas, Ann Gra_\ , Ruth \\right, .Mar- 
garet Boyle, Sarah Johnson. 



lA/ontan 
Veteran^ 

C^HIS COlVIPANION group to the University 
\ ctcmns Association was formed a year ago by twelv^e 
women veterans, and iias risen since to a membership 
of fort\'. 

Parties arc lield each quarter, and the group is pre- 
paring to aid women war \eterans now in liospitals in 
this area. 

Officers this year were Ann Gray, commander; 
Sarah Johnson, vice-commander; Ruth ^^'right, sec- 
retary, and -Marsjaret Boyle, treasurer. 





Independent Students Association 





First row: Judy Evans, Margaret Prentiss, Verda Smith, Eleanor Meek, Donna Harris. 

Second row: Ruth Klein, Marion Lemponen, June Steigerwald, Kathleen Bowditch, Pat Warner. 

^HiRD row: Miriam Pugh, George Heaslip, Ted Mitchell, Bill Thrasher, Wayne Spring, Elmer Dochak. 



Seated: George Heaslip, president and Miriam 
Pugh, vice-president. 



'() STUDENTS unaffiliated with a fra- 
ternity or sorciritv, the Independent Students Assoc- 
iation is avaihible to provide many functions similar 
to those of Greek organizations. As its first activity 
in the Fall Quarter it sponsored the ISA Mixer dance. 

Newly reorganized shortly after the end of the 
w ar, tlie Association maintains a voice in campus pol- 
itics, running its own candidates for student offices. 

A survey conducted by the Independents on the 
question, "Do you think a daily newspaper is impera- 
tive to the betterment of Kent State University?" 
produced results overwhelmingly favorable to the 
debated question of a daily Kent Stater, and revealed 
that most University students are keenly interested in 
tlie progress of the University as presented by the 
Stater. 

George Heaslip headed the organization this year, 
while Miriam Pugh was vice-president, Marion Lemp- 
onen was secretary and Ruth Klein was treasurer. 
iVIargaret Prentiss was social chairman and Eleanor 
Meek handled publicity. 




Standing: Ruth Klein, treasurer; Eleanor Meek, 
publicity' chairman; Margaret Prentiss, social chair- 
man; and Marion Lemponen, secretary. 



^odel 
yUoael 



Lovely Mavis Leninions \\ as the sub- 
ject of focus for this year's cameramen 
attending the Short Course in News 
Photography. Assisting the "Model 
Model" were attendants Mary Lou Alas- 
in, Irene Kelbaugh, Jean Olson, and Ruth 
I loehn. The coeds were selected by top 
area newspapermen from more than fifty 
contestants. 





Mar}' Lou Masin, Irene Kelbaugh, Mavis Lenimons, Jean Olson, Ruth Hoehn 




First row: \V. Shilling, S. Mine, J. Bullock, W. Krixoy, R. Apple. 
Second roav: G. Glass, R. Durivage, ^V. Moritz, W. Byrne, L. Roth. 
Third row: ^^^ Bowers, R. Kenvon, R. Farnsworth. 




Men's Union 



liEKLY MEETINGS of Men's Union 
ser\c as a clearing-house for problems of all men on 
campus, and are open to any male Kent State student. 
Selection of the Union's members is through annual 
election. 

The group sponsors, in conjunction with its sister 
organization. Women's League, the annual all-student 
stunt night and variety show. Pork Barrel. 

It awards annually the Alanchester Cup to the Uni- 
\crsity man it considers the most notable in several 
fields — scholarship, atheltic ability, artistic or musical 
proficiency, character, versatility and popularity. 

The awarding of the Cup, named for the Univer- 
sity's veteran Dean of Men, Raymond E. Manchester, 
the Union's advisor, is the group's most important 
function. 

The ideals which Dean Manchester has always 
sponsored — integrity, scholarship, character, versatil- 
ity — are those which the organization aims to en- 
courage. 

Roy Apple was president this year. Vice-president 
was Bob Kenyon, with Jerry Stevenson as secretary 
and Bill Moritz treasurer. 




Rov Apple, president 



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Seated; A. Sawver, J. Grant, J. Goncher, I. Schnauffer, V. Block, E. Ciuisc. 

Standing: E. Galloway, E. Long, P. Robbins, M. Boone, B. Faulds, B. Garver, G. Marker, Dean A. V. Hyatt, 
T. Scott. 



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() PROMOTE closer relationships among 
women studenrs through representatives of every 
women's organization on campus is the purpose of 
Women's League, sponsor of numerous University 
activities. 

Headed by Edith Galloway as president, the group's 
officers this year were Jean Goncher, first vice-pres- 
ident; Donna Mae Burkhardt, second vice-president; 
Betty Faulds, secretary; and Evelyn Long, treasurer. 

The Big-Little Sister Tea, at which upper-class 
M'onien are introduced to incoming freshmen whom 
they will assist and guide during their first year at 
college, and the Senior Women's banquet were 
planned and carried out by the League during the 
past year. \\'omen's League also co-sponsors, with 
its companion organization, Men's L^nion, the New 
Year's Ball and Pork Barrel. 

This year, style show demonstrations by make-up 
experts were presented, and guest speakers were 
brought to Kent State University by the League, 
which also operates the Moulton Hall Music Room. 




The Big-Little Sister tea was one of the main 
events sponsored by the league this year. 



EPRESENTING fraternities, sororities and re- 
ligious organizations at Kent State is the Inter-Relig- 
ious CouncU, whose aim is to foster and increase the 
influence of religion on campus. 

The group sponsors Convocation Night each Sep- 
tember to introduce freshmen and new students to 
the ministers and churches of Kent. During the past 



year, it was responsible for three assemblies, at which 
a Catholic missionary, a Jewish rabbi and a Protestant 
minister spoke. Perry Saito, Japanese-American, and 
his wife, a singer, gave a lecture-recital in October 
under the auspices of the Council. 

This year the officers were Bob White, president; 
Joe Sarmir, vice-president; Edith Galloway, secretary; 
and Rebecca Taylor, treasurer. 

One member each from the various participating 
organizations sits on the Council. 




Front: B. White. 

First row: M. Zapka, T. Gilliss, B. 
Hugo, A. Poese, J. Sarmir, E. Galloway. 

Second row: Miss Laura Hill, D. 
Baynes, A. Scourcos, B. Beer. 



First row: L. Regas, G. Szilagyi, Y. 
Miyao, I. Lee, E. Purdy, L Hensel, Dr. 
Meinke, S. Takete 

Second row: G. Caldron, H. Kailan, 
M. Calagero, F. Calvary, A. Scourcas, 
R. Cadu, A. Danyluke, R. Tomai, J. 
Derks, D. Vance, R. Howard, V. Bailey, 
M. Duenkler, E. DiMinno, B. Abbott, G. 
W^ample. 

Third row: R. Conser, R. Lengacher, 
A. Duenkler, A. Hudson. 



NTERNATIONAL relations and 
problems, one of the present day's most 
pressing factors, and one of great signif- 
icance to the future, is the special interest 
of the International Relations Club. 

Aieeting twice monthly at the University, the club, 
numbering 2 5 members this year, features guest speak- 
ers, who are well acquainted with international prob- 
lems, and reports and discussions by members. 

The club goes each year to the Tri-State Inter- 
national Relations Convention, sponsored by college 



students of Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky. A 
special file of books and periodicals is kept in the 
University library for use of members in investigating 
world problems. 

During the past year, the president of the organiza- 
tion was Esther Purdy, with Isabel Lee as vice-presi- 
dent. Irma Hensel was secretary and Yas Miyao 
treasurer. 

Faculty advisor is Dr. William G. Meinke. 



K. Smith, Mrs. K. Smith, H. Province, 
J. Elliott 



V. Miller, Rev. Barss, J. Kelly, A. Irons 




Dr. Harshbarger, J. Elliott 



V. Miller, Mrs. Heer, J. Brand, B. Dunlap 
Mrs. E. W. Tischendorf, V. Dietrich, M. Chalf- 
ant, L. Hyman, J. Rosenblatt. 



J. Kelly, B. Dunlap 



HE WESLEY chapter at Kent State University 
is a branch of the national Wesley Foundation, an or- 
ganization which provides and promotes fellowship 
and recreation among Methodist college students. 

\"ery active during the past year, the Foundation 
has sponsored felIo^^'ship suppers, teas and devotions 
at the Kent Methodist Church, outstanding speakers 
at meetings and assemblies, and a Christmas party for 
needy children of Kent. The group was host to the 
Ohio State Methodist Student Conference in October. 

Emphasis of the Foundation's activities is on com- 
munity service and participation in the World Ser- 
vice missionary work and the Stuartship movement. 

Officers this year were Bob White, president; Mary 
Unkrich, vice-president; Luella Vandervort, secre- 
tary; and Richard Frankhouse, treasurer. Faculty 
members are Dr. George Bach, Harry Adams, Dr. 
Raymond L. Clark and Dr. Amos L. Heer. 




Officers: D. Frankhauser, E. Galloway, B. White, 
F. Lyle 



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Seated: W. Smith, S. Brown, J. Robertson, N. Rael 

Standing: R. White, C. Stewart, G. Rybak, L. Watts, R. Ware, C. Lehman, J. Rinicr. 



ECAUSE OF the war, the Kent State branch of 
the international Young Men's Christian Association 
was inactive for several years. Reactivation, although 
it began in 1945 with the influx of veterans to the 
campus, was completed during the last year. A 
membership drive last Fall gained the organization 
many new members. 

Sometimes meeting jointly with its sister group, the 
Young AVomen's Christian Association, the YMCA 
shared many of its activities with the YWCA. The 
group also participated in intramural athletics. 

Parties and picnics were held regularly in line with 
the organization's purpose — the providing of Christian 
fellowship and recreation. 

The first officers after the post-war reorganization 
was completed have held office during the past year. 
Bob White was president, Jim Rinier, vice-president, 
Chuck Lehman, secretary, Norman Rael, treasurer 
and Charles Stuart, chaplain. Prof. Alvin A'liller and 
Dean Raymond E. Alanchester are faculty advisors. 



Standing: Norman Rael, treasurer, Charles Lehman, secre- 
tary. 

Sitting; Jim Rinier, vice-president; Bob White, president; 
Charles Stewart, chaplain. 




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First row: D. Kne, L. Regas, M. Hoover. 
Second row: L. Taylor, E. Sparr, B. Harris, M. 
Bamberger, B. Bachman, D. Hopkins, J. Klasgrya. 



First row: J. Staigerwald, B. Beer, D. Harris. 
Second row: J. Roesinger, G. Gilchrest, R. Mor- 
ris, T. Gilliss, L. Ross, P. Boone, G. Marker. 



Ruth Howard, Bonnie Avant, Dorothy Flagmier, Miriam 
Gilchrest. 




LJ H E Young Women's Christian Association, com- 
panion organization to the YMCA, is an important 
part of student life and welfare on every college cam- 
pus in America. The Kent branch, like all the others, 
seeks to promote good will and fellowship among 
the women students on campus, and to draw them 
closer together. 

Collecting clothing for a needy Italian family was 
a project undertaken by the members of the organiza- 
tion this year. They also participated in the Penny 
Carnival. 

Dorothy Flagmeier, president; Bonnie Jean Avant, 
vice-president; Aliriam Gilchrest, secretary; Ruth 
Ho\\'ard, treasurer; Luella Vander\'ort, social chair- 
man; and Gerry Marker, representative to Women's 
League, M'ere the officers in charge of the program 
this year. 

Faculty members were guest speakers at meetings, 
while social activities included parties, teas and din- 
ners. 

Mrs. Edward Pake, Mrs. A'lichael Radock and Aiiss 
S. Martha Robbins were advisors to the YWCA. 



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- OW BOASTING 246 active University mem- 
bers, the Newman Club, a national federation of 
Roman Catholic college students, was organized to 
provide "Catholic Culture and Catholic Fellowship." 

Meetings of the organization are held twice a 
month at the Knights of Columbus clubrooms in 
Kent. Guest speakers and a social period are usually 
the order at meetings. A communion breakfast is held 
each quarter. 

The organization maintains a pamphlet rack of 
Catholic literature in the halls of the University and 
publishes a periodical newspaper, the "Newmanite." 

Officers this year were Roy Newsome, president; 
Art Nash, vice-president; Anne Domiter, secretary; 
Joseph Schmiedl, treasurer; and "Whitey" Koslowski, 
publicity chairman. Walter Schaefer edits the "New- 
manite," which Eileen iVIcGinley founded. 

The Newman Club formal of November 8 was at- 
tended by 350 students, and was a highlight of the 
University social year. 



Second row: Joe Schmeidl, Father Lucas, Elea- 
nore Mellert, Mr. Altman, Art Nash. 





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First row: Anne Domiter, Roy Newsome, Jeri 
Petzel. 



Phrateres 



NATIONAL women's organization, Phrateres, 
"The Sisterhood," offers sorority and independent 
house presidents representation in campus activities 
and opportunities for leadership. A social program 
of teas, dances, banquets and informal parties is carried 
through by chapters in universities throughout the 
country. 



Biennial conventions of the organization provide 
an opportunity to become acquainted with members 
from every section of America and further Phrateres' 
plan of offering active extra-curricular college life to 
every member. 

Anne Domiter is president of the Pi Chapter at 
Kent State, which was founded in 1942. Annagene 
Kingsley is vice-president, Ruth Homer secretary and 
Roberta Grube, treasurer. 

Dean of Women Ada V. Hyatt and Miss S. Martha 
Robbins are faculty advisors. 



First row: L. Nawrocki, J. Folk, R. 
Grube, A. Domiter, R. Horner, E. 
Morehouse, I. Trembly, L. Smith. 

Second row: D. Clevenger, G. Ole- 
winski, M. Bamberger, E. Sparr, E. 
Tarchanin, J. James, H. Garrison. 



B. White, on desk. 

Seated: H. Cardinal, M. Scullion, B. 
Hugo, B. Hess, G. Hoy. 




'"■ 'TUDENT Service Association, composed of rep- 
resentatives from every organization on campus, 
handled the March of Dimes and Community Chest's 
annual campaigns in the University. The purpose of 
the organization is to assist worthwhile charity pro- 
jects pertaining not only to the University, but to 
much of the world. 

This year, the World Student Service Fund drive, 
which provided school books and materials to pov- 
erty-ridden European students, was conducted by 



the Association, with George Hoy and Jeanne Cook 
co-chaimien. 

The yearly March of Dimes drive for the treatment 
and care of infantile paralysis victims was under 
Marge Scullion's charge. 

Officers during the past year have been Bob White, 
president; Betty Hess, secretary; and George Hoy, 
treasurer. 



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RGANIZED to regulate distribution of student 
fee funds among the various University activities 
which depend on them, the Allocations Committee 
is one of the most important branches of student gov- 
ernment at Kent State. 

One representative from each of the seventeen 
student activity groups sits on the Committee, which 
draws up a plan of fund distribution each quarter. 



Approval of the allocation rests with Student Coun- 
cil. 

The group's work — always a tough job — has re- 
cently been a storm-center of debate. 

George Inscho has been chairman during the past 
year, with Evelyn Long as secretary. 

Faculty advisors are Dr. Donald Anthony, Dr. C. 
Stanley Corey, Comptroller Paul Beck and Dr. Ken- 
neth Kelley. 




Left to right: J. Bullock, W. Moritz, 
S. Brown, J. Fouser, W. Sullivan, F. 
\'endeley, P. West, R. Farr, H. McGrail, 
G. Inscho. 



Seated: M. Johnson, E. Tischendorf, 
M. Cole, H. Martin, J. Kelly, R. Trach- 
sel. 

Standing: C. Atkinson, C. McWil- 

lianis. 



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'CTIVITIES of Ohio's many KSU Alumni Clubs 
are coordinated by work of the executive council of 
the Kent State University Alumni Association, led 
this year by Joseph D. Kelly, '33. 

To promote closer cooperation between the parent 
group and individual city and council alumni clubs, 
nine active Association members were chosen to form 
a special district council, responsible for this year's 
successful membership campaign. 



AlumniiAssociation 



A'lajor project of the Association is publication of 
a bi-monthly bulletin of University and Alumni news 
which keeps graduates informed of campus events and 
activities of former classmates. 

Dances and dinners highlighted county Alumni 
Clubs' social activities, with the annual banquet bring- 
ing the entire Alumni Association membership to- 
gether for the traditional Spring meeting. Officers 
for the coming year were chosen at that time. 



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Alpha Epsilon 



First row: Martin Leiman, Mr. Bernard Mikofsky, Advisor, Julian V. Kofsk^'. 
Second row: Bernard D. Rogoff, Leo Malik, Irving Spielman, Harvey R. Israel. 
Third row: Ronnv Cohen, Sidney Rosenthal, Morton S. Negin. 




First row: Jack Miner, Dr. \\ . G. Meinke, Advisor, .Marvin Hoiknulcr. 

Second row: Gilbert Rubin, Victor Weissfeld, Allen Grecnberg, Barrv D. Lazarus. 

Third row: Marwin Rubin, Murrav Pcarlman, Walter Kaplan. 

Alfred Rubin, recording secretarv; Edward Weissfeld, 
treasurer; Phillip Brustein, president; \\'. E. Translateur, 
corresponding secretary. 



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ENT STATtyS seventh fraternity was organized 
in the Fall Quarter as the result of a loose plan w hich 
originated among a handful of veterans who met cas- 
ually on campus and in the Bradv during the Summer. 

By the beginning of the Fall Quarter, twenty-four 
men had joined the group. They applied to Inter- 
Fraternity Council for recognition, and were de- 
clared a local social fraternity late in the quarter. 

Dr. William G. iVIeinke and Assistant Professor 
Bernard Mikofsky accepted invitations to act as fac- 
ulty advisors, and officers were chosen. Philip Brus- 
tein has been president, Alfred Rubin recording sec- 
retary, A\'olfgang Ernst Translateur corresponding 
secretary, and Edward Weissfeld treasurer. 

First step in Alpha Epsilon's plan for tlie future 
is the purchase of a fraternity house. 




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The Chestnut 



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FTER lectures are prepared and examination papers 
graded, members of the faculty often turn to private research 
projects which have brought praise of the community and 
national recognition in technical and professional journals. 

As a member of the Portage County Youth Commission, 
Dr. Marion Van Campen, head of the Department of Ele- 
mentary Education, planned and directed a conference on 
teen-age problems for high school students. Completing her 
ninth year on the KSU faculty, Dr. Van Campen also aided 
recent University graduates in the teaching field through a 
series of special meetings to solve their particular problems. 

Outstanding in the field of library science is John B. 
Nicholson, Jr., Kent State librarian, who has made detailed 
studies on the use of microfilm in libraries, and similar con- 
structive topics. In an effort to acquaint the faculty with this 
year's reorganized staff and circulation methods at Rockwell 
Library, an invitational reception and lecture by a nationally- 
famous librarian were sponsored. 

Dewey F. Barich returned last year from service in the 
Navy to devote his time to aiding and advising veterans dur- 
ing their college careers. He frequently spoke before area 
civic groups in an effort to clarify public misconceptions 
about work of veteran-students. Prof. Barich, head of the 
Department of Industrial Arts, also found time to practice 
and speak on his hobby of silversmithing, an art of which he 
has a practical experience and historical knowledge. 

Faced with the overwhelming job of enlarging his depart- 
ment to meet this year's sudden tripling enrollment was 
Chester E. Satterfield, head of the Department of English. 
With the majority of new students enrolled as freshmen, 
Prof. Satterfield devoted his time to finding able teachers 
and revising elementary courses to insure a thorough, prac- 
tical basis in English literature and grammar, designed to aid 
students in every-day experience. 

Interpretation and arrangement of early musical scores 
have occupied the attention of Caro AI. Carapetyan, associate 
professor of music and director of the A Cappella and Ma- 
drigal Choirs. Many of these sixteenth century compositions 
have been given premiere performances in the United States 
this year by the eighty-voice choir Prof. Carapetyan has 
trained. The group sang both ancient and modem music in 
concert and on radio broadcasts. 



Burr Plaudits 



C^TUDENTS, too, are often found working successfullv 
in their chosen fields after school hours, while still enrolled 
at the Universitv. T\'pical of these are fiv'e: 

Robert E. Hoyt, junior in liberal arts, majoring in journal- 
ism, has worked for more than a year on the copy-desk of the 
Akron Beacon-Journal, and has performed the duties of 
sports-writer, feature-writer, reporter, correspondent and 
almost every other job in the newspaper field on dailies in 
Springfield and his home town, Bellefontaine. He has been 
editor of the Kent Stater since February, and is active in 
(.1ii Pi, men's honorary journalism fraternity. Hoyt is 23. 

Bernice Looney, 20, who was born in Detroit and resides 
in Warren, is holder of several titles in swimming, including 
that of s\\imming champion of Canada, and has been an All- 
American title winner for five years. A major in physical 
education, she expects to coach swimming professionally. 

jVIiss Looney is practising no\\- with the intent of winning 
a position on the i\merican team which will compete in the 
Olympic Games at London next year. 

During the \\'ar, she enlarged her already wide reputation 
by captaining the Firestone Club swimming team of Akron. 

Peter Haikalis of Akron recently resumed a career in com- 
mercial art interruped by Army service. Haikalis was, be- 
fore his service years, a commercial artist for Yeager's de- 
partment store in Akron, and works now in O'Neil's adver- 
tising department. A sophomore, Haikalis, who is 28, is en- 
rolled in a special art course. 

Aiargaret Brown, senior, is a pre-medical student bound for 
\\'omen's .Medical College of Philadelphia. After classes here, 
she works as a laboratory technician, specializing in blood 
tests, at St. Thomas Hospital in Akron. 

Miss Brown was a \\'A\"E during the war, and while in 
service \\H)n a Yeoman's rating. 

She is 22 and a resident of Akron. 

Although Milan Jaksic is enrolled in the college of business 
administration, majoring in industrial management, he has 
always worked in geography, and was employed by the Of- 
fice of Strategic Services for two years, making topographical 
terrain models of war theaters. iModels on which Jaksic 
worked were used by every American commanding general 
and at the Pearl Harbor investigations of last year. 

Jaksic, who is 27, is from Cleveland. 





Jim Bullock 



Robert White 



l\ ENT STATE University's traditional produc- 
tion "No Time For Classes" hit the boards in March, 
this time with Jim Bullock and Bob White co-pro- 
ducing the successful all-student musical comedy. 

Leads were played by Ed Halas, Shirley iVIarks, 
Marion Lemponen and Jack Bernhardt. Bob Mc- 
Donald, Eileen McGinlev, Bob Stevenson, Bob Smiley 
and Janet Gillespie appeared in the show for the sec- 
ond year. 

A new set technique and beautiful lighting effects 
added to the performances. Stan Mine and Bob 
Wentz, popular Stater dirt columnists, became capsule 
producers with their various "Hellzapoppin"' stunts. 

^^'ilhur Adams was stage manager, Alice Hudson 
art director, and Roy Newsome handled publicity. 



Ed Halas, Shirley iMarks, Helen Mitrovka. 



Bob W entz, Stan Aline. 



Felice Faust, Charles Stoner. 




Marv Louise Aliller, Marion Lemponen, Bob Alac- 
Donald. 



Duane Budner, Terry Pugilese. 



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J\utk Jroehn 
Marcge c4rmington 



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Alpha Omega 





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Sigma Delta Sigma 




M.Ua (f\uth J4oenn 



Sigma Delta Sigma 




yiir^. Aiarcy,e c4nnlng.ton 



Beta Gamma 



_4i/^i Jbett^ U^ou iJuttle 



jihi Setty- ^ean Keck 




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MUa Jyanc^ Jrelke^ 



Alpha Omega 






Jim Fletcher 



Bernice Loonev 



^ HE MOST popular man at the University this 
year was James Fletcher of Canton. 

One of the first veterans to enroll here under the 
GI bill of rights, and one of the founders of the Uni- 
versity V^eterans Association, "Fletch" was a swing- 
band drummer, appearing with several combinations 
in Akron and Canton before the war. He has con- 
tinued his band activities despite the loss of his right 
arm in the African campaign. 

"Fletch" is 31, single, and a major in personnel 
management in the college of business administration. 

He was one of the first men to pledge Phi Beta Phi 
fraternity after its post-war reorganization and is 
presently active in the group. 



WLVIlMING champion Bernice Looney of War- 
ren combines a smooth personality which gained her 
the "iMost Popular" title ^\•ith a smooth swimming 
stroke which has brought her innumerable swimming 
honors. 

The t\\'enty-year-old junior in the College of Edu- 
cation has acquired twenty-one trophies and 120 
medals, in the past nine years. She holds a national 
AAU championship and the Canadian swimming title. 

Miss Looney has been swimming with the Firestone 
squad for the past five years, and became captain of 
the squad three years ago. She has been encouraged 
and coached by her aunt, May Looney, a former 
world champion swimmer. This year she managed the 
Sharks Club, a University swimming organization. 





Second place: Lois Gregory and The winners: Lois Pondy and Sid Third place: Gkc Kriclibaum and 

Richard Pope. iMountcastle. Bill Barton. 





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AN UNUSUAL blue and white color scheme 
and a "Top of the World" decoration motif provided 
the backdrop for this year's Top Hop, held in Wills 
Gym February 7. Bob Chester and his nationally 
known orchestra provided the music. 

iVIarcye Huston Armington, elected iVIiss Kent 
State the day before the dance, became the first mar- 
ried coed to hold the title. She was presented at the 
dance and escorted to her throne by a court of nine 




246 



attendants who represented every sorority and dor- 
mitory on campus. 

An estimated 800 couples in semi-fonnal attire 
danced from 9 p.m. to i a.m. Alany of these were 
alumni, returning to their alma mater for the big night. 

Agnes Sawyer and Grayce Mays were in charge of 
arrangements for the dance. Angeline Zima, Jack 
Loney, Dick Pope and Jean Faldessy of the Art Club 
created the striking decoration scheme. 





247 




UEEN OF the first post-\\'ar Pigskin Prom, Miss 
Nancy Heikes, 1 8, of Rittman, Ohio was a freshman 
in the College of Business Administration. She was 
nominated by varsity halfback Robert Beachy and 
was selected from a field of five candidates by the 
Cjoldcn Flashes. 

The brown-eyed brunette was presented at the 
Pigskin Prom, the annual dance \\'hich honors mem- 
bers of Kent State's football squad. Miss Heikes was 
escorted to the throne during intennission through a 
cordon of Lowrv Hall girls, and presented with bou- 
quets of \\'hite and yellow chrysanthemums by the 
Golden Flashes and her sorority. 

Music for the dance, which was held in Wills Gym- 
nasium on December 7, \\'as bv Patsy Pace's Orches- 
tra. 

Miss Heikes, an Alpha Omega sorority pledge at the 
time, has since become an active member of that 
group. 



Social chairman Bill Lyon presents Prom Queen Nancy 
Heikes 




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'EMBERS OF the University Tlieatre and their 
friends danced before a background of kleig lights and 
stage props at their traditional formal dance, held 
February 22 in Moulton Hall iMusic Room. 

Six pledges of Alpha Psi Omega, national dramatics 
honorary, arranged the novel decorations and were 
presented at the affair. They were Jim Bullock, Bob 
Smiley, Mrs. Dorothy \Volfe Luck, Nick Bozeka, 
Terry Pugliese and Alan Hammack. 

Patsv Pace and his orciiestra provided music for the 
dancers. 




Don DeSimco, Terrv Pugliese, Mrs. G. Harrv Wright, Prof. Wright 




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CneHnut (Burr 
^ance 



C7T GNES HART was named Chestnut Burr 
Queen of 1947 when a telegram from Bob 
Hope, who judged the field of sixty-eight en- 
tries, was opened by Editor Al Geitgey at the 
yearbook's Valentine dance held February 15. 

Decorations in Wills Gym for the affair 
followed the traditional Valentine pattern. 

Johnny Lemon and his orchestra played as 
300 couples filled the dance floor. 




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(Burt ^^een Candidates 











First formal of the j^ear was the Newman Club dance, sponsored by the campus Catholic students' organization. 



Campus IjormaU 



Our photographer was dating a Moulton girl, so we got this shot of the annual Moulton Hall formal. 




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Carnival 



£. 



OOTHS representing t\\ent\'-four campus or- 
ganizations filled Wills Gym on the night of February 
14, when the Penny Carnival, a complete success again 
this year, was held. 

More than S500 was realized from the affair, of 
which Charles Dragga was chairman. The funds will 
he used to aid plans for European college students to 
study here. 

Kappa Sigma Chi fraternity and Pi Kappa Sigma 
sororitv took top honors with their photograph and 
fortune-telling concessions. Other booths featured 
such entertainment as Valentine telegrams, games of 
chance, duck ringing and throwing baseballs at a 
human target. 





Dclts Jack James and Matt Bradley cross the finish line, victorious. 



((_ HIRTY oarsmen representing all Greeks and 
some independent groups ro\\'ed down the Cuyahoga 
River from Standing Rock to the Main Street Bridge 
on a sunny May afternoon last year, for the first 
Row Boat Regatta since the war. 

The Kent Stater reactivated the traditional event, 
in which Alpha Omega sorority and Delta Phi Sigma 
fraternity won top honors. A feature of the Regatta 
was the "dark horse" entry of Stan Mine and Bob 
W'entz, Stater gossip columnist, daring an old bathtub. 
The carefree pair won a tremendous ovation from the 
onlookers, but, according to observers, seem not to 
have figured in the finish. 




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N MAY Campus Night festivities reached their 
pre-war standard M'ith the traditional painting of the 
K, parade, and songfest. 

Sigma Delta Sigma sorority carried off all prin- 
cipal honors. Dixie Grundy, a Sigma Delt, was se- 
lected May Queen, and Marge Dornbusch was one of 
her attendants. Ruth Hoehn was chosen K-girl by 
Kappa Mu Kappa fraternity. The sorority won top 
honors for its float in the Campus Night parade, and 
its singing of "Stairway to the Stars" was good for 
the song-fest award. 

Kappa Mu Kappa's rendition of "Finlandia" A\'on 
the fraternity songfest, while Kappa Sigma Chi's no- 
room-for-students float \\'on the male parade contest, 
with Gamma Tau Delta second. 

Theta Sigma Tau's float \\'as awarded honorable 
mention, with its Velma Scott an attendant to Miss 
Grundy. Alpha Omega and Kappa Sigma Chi were 
runners-up in the song contest. 




May Queen Grundy with attendants Velma Scott 
and Alarge Dornbusch. 



Top: Members of May Queen's court in Campus 
Night parade. 



Top: Sigma Delta Sigma, parade winners, had a float 
based on Tabu beauts' aids. 




Bottom: Beta Gamma carries out a "record" theme. 



Bottom: Theta Sigma Tau made a hit with its 
'Prisoner of Love" idea. 



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cAnd JSow . 



as this school year draws to a close it is time for us 
to start saying goodby. The final picture has been 
taken and the last copy written. We hope this book 
has met with your approval and that you \\'ill long 
cherish it. 

To all those who assisted in any way in the pro- 
duction of this edition of the Chestnut Burr, we, the 
staff, are deeply indebted. A'lay we especially thank 
the follo\\ing persons for the valuable contributions 
they made toward the production of this book; 

Gordon Brightman, Jaiin Sc Oilier Engraving 

Company 
K. G. Cooley, The S. K. Smith Company 
Alfred A. Crowell, Editorial x\dvisor 
Harold and Robert Shellhouse, Oxford Printing 

Company 
Leland Whettcn, Business Advisor 




Photo by Ernest Rowland, Jr. 



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Senior Biography 

John J. Adams, L.A. A.B., 146 Grain Ave., Kent 
K-Vets; Pre-Law Club; Booster Club; Bridge Club 
WilUam H. Allen, L.A. A.B., 130 Saratoga Ave., Canton 
Dominic F. Amedeo, Ed. B.S., Windham 

K-Vets 1 2; Newman Club 3; Industrial Arts Club 3 4; I-M 
Sports 12 3 

Chester Dean Amend, Ed. B.S., 1951 E. 39ih St., Ashtabula 
WMCA 1; Band 1 2; Men's Union 2; Kappa Delta Pi 4; Phi 
Sigma Xi 4 

Aileen Anderson, L.A. A.B., 1010 W. Main St., Ravenna 
Art Club 1; Alpha Omega 12 3 4, Pres. 4; YWCA 1 2; WAA 
12 3; International Relations Club 2; SSA 3; Cardinal Key 4; 
Pan-Hellenic Council 4 
Joan Kathleen Andrews, Windham 

Freshman Players 1; University Theater 1 2 3 4; Pi Kappa Sig- 
ma 2, 3, Sec. 3; Phra teres 3 

Olga A. Antonuk, L.A. A-B., 3073 W. Market St., Akron 
Sigma Delta Sigma 

Roy S. Apple, Ed. B.S., 3242 Dellwood Rd., Cleveland Heights 
Kappa Mu Kappa, Pres. 3 4; Inter-Frat Council, Pres. 4, V. 
Pres. 3; Men's Union, Pres. 4; Coalition Party, Treas. 3, Pres. 4; 
Chi Pi, Sec. 3, V. Pres. 4; Who's Who 3 4; Student Council 4; 
Blue Key 4; Manchester Cup 3; Stater, Sports Ed 4; Burr, Sports 
Ed 3; Duchess, Sports Ed 3; KSRW 3; YMCA 4; K-Vets 4; 
Booster Club 4 

Russell C. Armitage, Ed. B.S., New Milford 
Charles Dale Amott, L.A. A.B., 312 Illinois Ave., McDonald 
Gamma Tau Delta; Pre-Law Club; K-Vets 
Carlton J. Austin, Ed. B.S., 44 Pine St., Massillon 
Stater 1 2, Sports Ed 2; HPE Club 1; YMCA 1; Allocations 
Comm. 2 3 4; Gamma Tau Delta 2 3 4; Burr 2; Intramural 
Comm. 2 3; Blue Key 3 4; Geography Club 3 

Elton G. Bachman, Ed. B.S., Route 1, Vermilion 

Milton D. Baer, 25 Dellwood Ave., Angola, New York 

Gamma Tau Delta; Men's Union; Student Forensic Asso.; 

YMCA 

Virginia Bailey, L.A. B.S., Canton 

Wesley Foundation 12 3 4; "YWCA 134; Home Ec Club 234; 

Psi Lambda Omicron 3 4, Treasurer. 4; International Relations 

Club 3 4 

Franklin S. Hardy, Ed. B.S., 3554 E. 76th St., Cleveland 

Gene Barker, L.A. B.S., 137 Front Ave., New Philadelphia 

Psi Chi 2 3 4 

Marie Louise Barzan, Ed. B.S., Piney Fork 

Women's Glee Club 12 3; Newman Club 2 3; Phrateres 2 3; 

Kappa Delta Pi 3 4; Phi Sigma Xi 3 4; Sec. 4; WAA 3; Cardinal 

Key 4 

Ted Baskin, Ed. B.S., 2883 S. Moreland, Cleveland Heights 

Athletics; Phi Beta Phi 

George H. Bayliss, 1254 Hardesty Blvd., Akron 

Alpha Phi Beta 

Dorothy L. Baynes, L.A. A.B., 99 W. Crosier, Akron 

Gamma Sigma Phi 

Richard E. Beckwith, Fairchild Ave., Keni 

Stater 1 2; Art Club 12 4; International Relations Club 1; 

French Club 1 2; Kappa Sigma Chi 2 3 4; Burr 4 

Janet M. Berry, L.A. A.B., 445 W. Virginia Ave., Sebring 

Robert T. Beuck, Bus. Ad., 18321 Landseer Rd., Cleveland 

Edmund Biasella, Ed. B.S., 1706 Third St., Canton 

Freshman Football; Varsity Football; HPE Club; Industrial Arts 

Club 

Francis Richard Birkner, Bus. Ad., Route 1, Kent 

Kappa Mu Kappa; Pres Photographers Assoc. 

Ruth L Bixler, Ed. B.S., 203 Mercier St., Louisville 

"YWCA 3 4; Wesley Foundation 12 3 4; Elementary Education 

Club 12 3 4 

Marvin Bloomberg, Ed. B.S., 310 W. Bowery St., Akron 

Phi Sigma Xi 4; Kappa Delta Pi 4 

Anne L. Borscnberger, Ed. B.S., Waynesburg 

Nancy Borsenberger, Ed. B.S., Waynesburg 

John Charles Botts, L.A. B.S., Windham 

Wrestling 4 

Warren C. Bower, Bus. Ad. B.S., 2946 Corydon Rd., Cleveland 

Heights 

Fenn College 1 2; K-Vets, Council 3; Gamma Tau Delta 3 4; 

Inter-Frat Council 4; Delta Sigma Pi 3 4, Treas. 4 

Carol M. Brandt, LA. B.S., 11601 Carolina Rd, Cleveland 

Karl F. Braucher, 1396 Westvale Ave, Akron 

Kappa Sigma Chi 1 2 3, Sec. 1; Delta Sigma Pi 4 

John M. Bridges, Ed. B.S., Cuyahoga Falls 

Connie Brillis, L.A. A.B., 1587 Oakwood Ave, Akron 

John J. Britt, Ed. B.S., 53 Ella St, Girard 

Varsity Football 2 3 4; HPE Club; Kappa Mu Kappa; Varsity K 

Betty J. Brixey, LA., 1848 North St, Cuyahoga Falls 

ISA; Wesley Foundation 



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Senior Biographies, continued 

Archie Brown, Ed. B.S., 4315 Yorkshire Ave, Parma 

Band 1 2; Phi Sigma Xi; Kappa Delta Pi 4 

John McBae Brown, Bus. Ad., 894 Donald Ave, Akron 

Delta Sigma Pi 2 3 4, Sec. 4; Delta Phi Sigma 

Charles E. Brownewell, L.A., 438 Seneca St. NE, Massillon 

Alpha Phi Beta 

Paul E. Brubaker, Bus. Ad., Akron 

Band 1 2; Orchestra 1 2; YMCA 2; Winner Men's Union Chess 

Tournament 3; Kent Inter- Varsity Christian Fellowship, sec, 

treas. 

Elmer I. Brumbaugh, L.A. A.B., Garrettsville 

Gwendolyn L. Bums, Ed. B.S., Armstrong's Mills 

West Liberty College 

Frances Fletcher Bush, Bus. Ad., Tallmadge 

Theta Sigma Tau; University Theater; YMCA; WAA; Varsity 

Debate; Freshman Play 

Thomas Albert Butler, L.A. B.S., 1071 Elbon Rd, Cleveland 

Heights 

Physical Science Club 1 2; Radio Club, Treas. 2; Pres. 3; K-Vets 

4 

Harry G. Cameron, Bus. Ad., 859 Berwin St, Akron 

Helen Cardinal. L.A. A.B., 166 E. Oregon Ave, Sebring 

Gamma Sigma Phi; YWCA 1; WAA 12 3; SSA 3 4; Phrateres 

4; Sociology Club 4 

Frank Thomas Cartwright, Ed. B.S., 595 W. Ohio Ave, Sebring 

YMCA 1; Phi Alpha Theta 3 4, Treas. 4; Delta Phi Sigma 3 4 

Mary Emily Cather, L.A. B.S., 100 Fourth St, Barberton 

Beta Gamma; YWCA 2 3 4; WAA 3 4; French Club; Booster 

Club 

Evelyn Cevasco, L.A. B.S., 1194 Woodward Ave, Akron 

Pi Kappa Sigma; Newman Club; WAA; Biology Club 

Joseph John Ciresi, Ed. B.S. 3521 West Blvd, Cleveland 

Football 1 2; Industrial Arts Club; Phi Beta Phi 

Betsy Ann Clark, Bus. Ad. B.S., 335 Oak Knoll Ave, Warren 

Richai-d P. Clifford, L.A., A.B., 3 Atlantic Ave, Santurce, Puerto 

Rico 

Dolores Malinda Colombine, Ed. B.S., 464 Olive Ave, Warren 

YWCA; Elementary Ed. Club; WAA; Newman Club; AWVS; 

Booster Club 

Vemon C. Cone, LA. A.B., Portis, Kansas 

Clyde L. Conn, L.A. A.B., Windham 

Band 1 3; Orchestra 1; KSRW 3 4; Glee Club 3; Gamma Tau 

Delta 

George W. Cornell, Ed. B.S., Windham 

Dale Amos Cotton, Ed. B.S.; Bus. Ad. B.S., Route 2, Lorain 

Men's Glee Club; Oratorio Society 12 3 4; Wesley Foundation 

12 3, Pres. 3; Band 2; K-Vets 4; Delta Sigma Pi 

Hai-old Glenn Crabtree, L.A. A.B., 912 Clifton Ave., Springfield 

Thomas L. Davis, Ed. B.S., 12812 Thornhurst Ave., Garfield 

Heights 

Delta Phi Sigma 

John Edward Delsanti-o, Bus. Ad. B.S., 32 Waldamere, Wil- 

loughby 

Football 1 2; Track 3; K-Vets 4; Gamma Tau Delta 3; Varsity 

K 3 

Phihnore Dickson, Bus. Ad, B.S., 710 Seventh St, Canton 

Eleanor DiMinno, Ed. B.S., 919 Liberty St, Canton 

Art Club 1 2; YWCA 1 2; Phi Alpha Theta 2 3 4, V. Pres. 4; 

Kappa Delta Pi 3; International Relations Club 4 

Martha Ann Dippel. Bus. Ad. B.S., 12555 Lake Ave, Lakewood 

Theta Sigma Tau 2 3 4, Pres. 4; Radio Workshop 3; YWCA 

2 3 4; University Theater 3 4; WAA 3 4 

Charles Dragga, Ed., 2360 East 36th St, Cleveland 

Delta Phi Sigma; Blue Key 

Amo H. Duenkler, Jr., 52 Sector Dr., Bedford 

International Relations Club 

Richard C. Dunn, Bus. Ad. 805 Seward Ave, Akron 

Miami University 1 2 

Anna L. Edwards. Ed. B.S., 475 19th St, Massillon 

Glee Club; YWCA; Phi Sigma Xi; ISA, Treas.; Choir 

James J. Edwards, Jr., L.A. B.S., 115 Colorado Ave, Lorain 

YMCA; Wesley Foundation; Phi Sigma Xi; Choir 12 3; Biology 

Club 

Jacob Lee Egger, Ed. B.S., 238 High Ave, Byesville 

Ohio State 1 2; Ind. Arts Club 3 4; Treas. 3; K-Vets 3, 4 

Elinore Hildebrand Elliott, LA. A.B., New Milford 

University Theater 12 3; Wesley Foundation 12 3 4, Treas. 3; 

Forensic Club 3 4 

Jerold E. Elliott, Ed. B.S., New Milford 

Wesley Foundation 12 3 4; Industrial Arts Club 1 2 3 4, V. 

Pres. 4; YMCA 3; Swimming Team 2 

Fred B. Ellis, Ed. B.S., Chagrin Falls 

Sophomore Class V. Pres.; Assembly Comm.; Allocations Conmi; 

Varsity Athletics; Newman Club; K-Vets; YMCA; Gamma Tau 

Delta, Corres. Sec. 



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Senior Biographies, continued 

Donald J. Engler, Ed., 326 Broad N.W., Canton 
Marvin J. Eubanks, L.A. A.B., 724 Eighth St., Hamilton 
Student Council 2; Stater 1; Blue Key 3; Delta Phi Sigma 12 3; 
Chi Pi, Treas; Publications Comm. 4 

Harold J. Fast, Bus Ad. B.S., Windham 
Miami University 

Robert WUliam Finney, Bus. Ad. B.S., 12008 Silmar Ave, Cleve- 
land 

Delta Phi Sigma 3 4; Men's Glee Club 1 2; FootbaU Manager 2 3 
James J. Fletcher, Bus. Ad. B.S., 812 Terrace Rd, Canton 
Phi Beta Phi 3 4; K-Vets; Inter-Frat Council 3 
Henry O. Ford, Ed. B.S., Rayland 

Delta Phi Sigma, Treas. 3, Pres. 4; Blue Key 4; Intra-Frat 
Council 3 4; K-Vets 3 4 

Joseph E. Foust, Ed. B.S., 345 Pioneer, Akron 
Phi Alpha Theta; Inter-state wrestling champion '40 
Marshall B. Friedland, Ed. 109 Casterton Ave, Akron 
Kappa Mu Kappa; Band; Orchestra; KSU Swing Band 
Bernard E. Frost, Ed. B.S., 110 Wahiut St, Ravenna 
Glee Club 1; Kappa Delta Pi 4; Phi Beta Phi 1 2 3 4, Pres. 3; 
Inter-Frat Council 3 

Lois Featheringham Frost, Ed. B.S., 3420 Brookview Blvd, 
Parma 

Wesley Foundation 1 2; Theta Sigma Tau 12 3 4; Choir 3 4; 
Kappa Delta Pi 3 4; French Club 2 
Harold WlUiam Fugman, LA. B.S., Aurora Station 
Engineers Club 2, Sec. 2; Phi Sigma Xi 3 4; Orchestra 4 

Edith Galloway, Bus. Ad. B.S., 1777 Lexington Ave, Warren 
Women's League, Sec. 13 4, Pres. 4; Wesley Foundation 12 3, 
V. Pres. 4; Theta Sigma Tau 12 3, Pres. 4; AWVS 2 3; Pan 
Hellenic Council 3, V. Pres. 4; Student Council 3, Sec. 4; Inter- 
Religious Council 3, Sec. 4; Sec. Elections Comm.; Who's Who 
3 4; V. Pres, Junior Class; May Queen Court 3 
Alvin James Geitgey, Bus. Ad. A.B., 501 Woodland Ave, Wooster 
Phi Beta Phi 1 2 3 4, Sec. 2, Pres. 3 4; hiter-Frat Council 2, 
Treas. 2; Radio Workshop 1; Freshman Players 1; Stater 1 2, 
Bus. Manager 2; Burr Ed. 4; Chi Pi 3 4, Sec. 4; Delta Sigma 
Pi 2 3 4, Sec. 3, Pres. 4; Blue Key 4; Who's Who 4 
Karl E. Gensler, Bus. Ad. B.S., 12411 Chesterfield Ave, Cleveland 
Rita M. Gibbons, Ed B.S., Cleveland 
Bethany College; Newman Club; Radio Workshop 
Miriam Gilcrest, Ed. B.S., Hartville 

Wesley Foundation 12 3; Women's League 1; YWCA 2 3 4, 
Sec. 4; HPE Club 2 3 4 

Thehna L. Gilliss, Bus. Ad. B.S., 1561 Homewood Ave, Warren 
AWVS 1; Art Club 2 3 4; Zeta Iota 3 4; Pi Kappa Sigma 4; 
Home Economics Club 3 4; YWCA 3 4; Inter-Religious Council 3; 
French Club 3; Women's League 

Robert Ginther, Bus. Ad., 224 Fairview St, N. Canton 
Freshman Basketball; Math Club; Industrial Arts Club; Pre- 
Engineer Club; Baseball; Gamma Tau Delta, Treas. 
Wanda Gisinger, L.A. A.B., Cuyahoga Falls 
Alpha Omega; Outdoor Club Mgr.; WAA Board; Social Comm.; 
Psi Chi; SSA, Sec; AWVS, Treas. 
Gene Glass, Ed. B.S., Newton Falls 

Gamma Tau Delta 12 3 4; Wrestling 1234, Capt. 4; Swimming 
1 2; K-Vets 4; Blue Key 4; Men's Union 4; Co-chairman Pork 
Barrel 4 

Ralph Evans Glenn, Bus. Ad. B.S., 2716 Kirby Ave, Canton 
Jessie Adelaide Gluck, L.A. A.B., Minerva 

Duke University; Radio Workshop 3 4; Universtiy Theater 3 4; 
WAA 3 4; Sigma Delta Sigma 3 4; Drum Majorette 3 
Barbara Susan Graff, L.A. A.B., Cuyahoga Falls 
Sigma Delta Sigma; WAA; International Relations Club; Phi 
Sigma Xi; Biology Club 

Thomas S. Graham, 1330 Piper Ct. N.W., Canton 
Psi Chi, V. Pres.; Phi Sigma Xi 
Eknogene Guise, LA. A.B., Route 4, Kent 

WAA; Wesley Foundation; Alpha Omega; V. Pres. Engleman; 
Women's League 

Edward C. Gumpf, Bus Ad., 876 Campbell Circle, Massillon Beta 
Gamma Upsilon 

J. Alan Hammack, Ed. B.S., 2350 Fourth St, Cuyahoga Falls 
Choir 1 2; University Theater 12 3 4; Radio Workshop 1234; 
Gamma Tau Delta 3 4; Kappa Delta Pi 4; Alpha Psi Omega 4 
Clifford T. Hancock, Ed. B.S., 1812 Anderson Blvd, E. Liverpool 
University Theater 12 3 4; Radio Workshop 234, Publicity 
Dir. 4; Stater 2 3; Men's Union 3; Alpha Psi Omega 3 4; Victory 
Players 3; Blue Key 4 

Margaret Elizabeth Hanger, L.A. A.B., Clarksburg, W. Va. 
Wilmington CoUege; HomeEc Club; YWCA; Alpha Psi Omega; 
Alpha Phi Kappa 

Dale L. Hawk, Bus. Ad., 237 Para Ave, Akron 
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Senior Biographies, continued 

Irma Louise Hensel, Ed. B.S., Hubbard Rd, Madison 
Glee Club 1; Home Ec. Club 12 3, Sec. 3, Pres. 4; International 
Relations Club 2 3 4, Sec. 4; WAA 1; YWCA 2 3; Wesley Foun- 
dation 2 3 4; Cardinal Key 3 4, Historian 4; Psi Lambda Omicron 
3 4, V. Pres. 4; Kappa Delta Pi 4 
Betty G. Hess, Ed. 1078 Sixth Ave, Akron 
Alpha Omega 

Denny James Hewitt, Ed. B.S., 1047 Bunker Hill Rd, Ashtabula 
Gamma Tau Delta 12 3 4, Treas, 3; V. Pres. Sophomore Class; 
Student Council 3; Blue Key 4; Phi Sigma Xi; Inter-Fraternity 
Council 3 4; K-Vets 4 

John B. HoUett, Ed. B.S., 208 E. WiUiams St, Kent 
Football 12 3; Wrestling 12 4; Gym Team 12 3; Delta Phi 
Sigma 3 4 

Glenna Hopewell, L.A., 1867 Elyria Ave, Lorain 
University Theater; Pork Barrel; Burr; Duchess; Coalition 
Party Exec. Board 

Buth Marie Homer, Ed. B.S., 469 Harrison Ave, Alliance 
Phi-ateres, Sec.; Elementary Education Club, Sec. 
Joseph W. Howard, Ed., 146 Maple Rd, Stow 
Gamma Tau Delta 

Ruth Edna Howard, Bus. Ad. B.S., RFD No. 2, Ashtabula 
YWCA 12 3 4, Treas. 4; Zeta Iota 234, Pres. 4; Wesley Foun- 
dation 12 3 4, Treas 3; International Relations Club 4; WAA 1; 
University Theater 1; Phrateres 2 3 4; Treas. Engleman Hall 4 
Alice Louise Hudson, L.A„ 1945 Cooke St, Cuyahoga Falls 
Sigma Delta Sigma; WAA 1 2 3; Art Club 12 3 4, Sec. 4; 
Women's League 12 3; Home Economics Club 3; International 
Relations Club 4 
Clyde W. Hyatt, Ed., RD No. 4, Akron 

Joseph V. Incorvaia, Ed., Windham 

Varsity Wrestling 2 3 4; Varsity K Club 2 3 

George Inscho, Jr., Ed. B.S., 55 N. Broadway, Geneva 

Student Council 12 3 4, Pres. 3, Treas. 4; YMCA 1; Men's Union 

Executive Board 12 3; Pres. Sophomore Class; Athletic Policy 

Comm; Allocations Comm. 2 4, ChaiiTnan 4; Blue Key 2 3 4, 

Pres. 3 4; Phi Alpha Theta 3 4, Treas. 3; Kappa Delta Pi 3 4; 

Pi Gamma Mu 3 4, Sec. 4; Who's Who 3 4; Delta Phi Sigma 3 4, 

V. Pres. 4; Publications Comm. 2 

Joan Shremp Jack, L.A., 912 Grain Ave, Kent 

Alpha Omega; University Theater; Radio Workshop; AWVS; 

WAA; Choir; Music Club, Treas; Booster Club; May Queen 

Attendant 3; Freshman Play 

John R. Jack, L.A., 912 Grain Ave, Kent 

Men's Union 12 3, Sec. 2, Treas 3; Sigma Tau Gamma 2 3 4, 

V. Pres. 3; Allocations Comm. 3; Junior Class Pres.; Blue Key 

3 4; Phi Sigma Xi 3 4; Stater; Who's Who 3 4 

Janis Lee Jayred, Ed. B.S., Madison 

YWCA 12 3; WAA 12 3 4; Glee Club 1 2 3; University Theater 

1 2; Band 1 2; Wesley Foundation 1 2 3 4; Pi Kappa Sigma 

2 3 4; Kappa Delta Pi 3 4, Sec. 4; Elementary Education Club 

3 4; Burr 4; Phrateres 4 
Gali, Jeffrey, Ed. B.S., Toronto 

Pi Kappa Delta 2 3 4, Sec. 4; Kappa Delta Pi 3 4; Spanish Club 
3; YWCA 12 3 4; Wesley Foundation 3 4 

Thomas Kallis. Bus. Ad., 1172 Sixth St, Lorain 
Biology Club 12 3; Wesley Foundation 1; Phi Sigma Xi 3 4; 
YMCA 1 

Henry N. Johnston, L.A., 1505 Cleveland Ave, Canton 
Senior Class Pres; Student Council, Pres. 4; Duchess Editor; 
Stater, Sports Ed. 3, Bus. Manager 3; Burr, Sports Ed. 2, Assoc- 
iate Ed. 3; Who's Who 3 4; Freshman Class Treas; K-Vets; Chi 
Pi; Blue Key; Gamma Tau Delta; Varsity Golf, Capt. NTFC; 
Publications Comm; Booster Club; YMCA; Sports Program 
Manager 

Thmoas Kallis, Bus. Ad., 1172 Sixth St, Loram 
Lois Kolbl, Ed. and L.A., R.D. 1, Wilson Rd, Magnolia 
Estelle Marie Kane, Ed. B.S. 836 W. Howsatonic St, Pittsfield, 
Mass. 

Pi Kappa Sigma 12 3 4; Newman Club 1234; WAA 1234; 
University Theater 1 2; 'YWCA 2 3; French Club 2 3; Booster 
Club 4; Phi Alpha Theta 3 4; Kappa Delta Pi 4; Student Service 
Association 2 3 

Charles E. Kasik, Bus. Ad. B.S., 12713 Revere Ave, Cleveland 
Kappa Sigma Chi 12 3 4, Treas. 2, Pres. 4; Intra-mural Coun- 
cil; K-Vets 3; Commerce Club 2 
David E. Kemppel, Ed., 376 LilUan St, Akron 
Concertmaster, Orchestra 

Robert S. Kenyon, L.A., 714 S. Main St, Orville 
Stater 12 3, Sports Ed. 3; Burr, Associate Ed. 3; Chi Pi 3 4, 
Treas. 3; Gamma Tau Delta, Pres. 4; Men's Union; Blue Key, 
Who's Who; Duchess Ed. 4; Inter-Fraternity Council; Varsity 
Baseball 



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Senior Biographies, continued 

Donald J. Kintner, L.A. B.S., Windham 

YMCA 1; Men's Union 1; Wesley Foundation 1; Oberlin College 

2 3; Biology Club, Pres. 4 

C. Robert Klein, Bus. Ad, B.S., Tiffin 

Beryl Knox, Ed. B.S., 1674 Palmyra Rd, Warren 

YWCA 1 2; Wesley Foundation 1 2; WAA 12 3 4; French Club 

12 3; University Theater 1 2; Pi Kappa Sigma 12 3 4, Sec. 2 

Treas. 3,V. Pres. 4; Band 2 3 4; Lambda Phi 3 4, Sec.-Treas. 4 

Cardinal Key 3 4, Corres. Sec. 4; Phi Sigma Xi 3 4; Stater 2 3 

Who's Who 4; Kappa Delta Pi 4; Burr, Class Ed. 4; Pan-Hellenic 

Council 4; Glee Club 12 3; International Relations Club 3 4; 

Inter-Religious Council 

George E. Krebs, Bus. Ad. B.S., 1170 Berwin. Akron 

Alpha Phi Beta 

Irene Leffler, Ed., 1254 N. Main St, Akron 
Beta Gamma; HPE Club; WAA 
Robert W. Leiman, Ed. B.S., 2171/2 Carrolls, Akron 
Football 1 2; Wrestling 12 3 4; HPE Club 123; YMCA 2 
Anton Lejsek, Ed. B.S. Windham 
Football 2 3; Track 2 3; Swimming 2 3 
Shirley Leuenberger, L.A., 1937 High St, Cuyahoga Falls 
Stater 2 3; Entertainment Comm. 3; Allocations Comm. 3; As- 
sembly Comm. 4; Sigma Delta Sigma, Sec. 4; Pan-Hellenic 
Council 3 

Yvonne Lewandowski, Ed. B.S., 10309 Homeworth Ave, Garfield 
Heights 

SSA; Newman Club; University Theater; HPE Club, V. Pres.; 
WAA, Sec; ISA, Pres, 
Carol Linder, L.A., Wellington 

Cardinal Key 4; Lambda Phi 2 3 4; Stater 12 3, Edition Ed. 3 
Nelson Llewellyn, Ed., 546 Belvedere S.E., Warren 
Evelyn E. Long, Ed. B.S., 765 E. Main St, Ravenna 
Gamma Sigma Phi, Pres. 4; Pan-Hellenic Council, Pres. 4; 
Student Council 4; Allocations Comm. 4; Women League, Treas. 
4; Who's Who 4; Treas. Junior Class; WAA 2; Home Economics 
Club 2 3 4; Chairman, Student-Faculty Relations Comm. 3; 
Social Comm. 3 

Melvin Warren Longberry, Bus. Ad. B.A., 944 Western Ave, 
Pittsburgh, Pa. 

Baseball 12 3; Delta Sigma Pi 2; Ohio State University 1; 
Bowling Green State University 3 
Howard Lorson, L.A., Orrville 
Biology Club; Freshman Football 

Josefina Lugo, Bus. Ad. B.S., 67 Geolgetly St, Rio Pudias, Puerto 
Rico 

University of Puerto Rico 12 3 
Coralie Lukens. L.A., RD No. 3, Kent 
Phi Sigma Xi 

M. Joan Liithy, Ed., 543 Vine St, Kent 
NTFC 

Wolcott N. Lyon. L.A. B.A., 8005 S. Eberhart Ave, Chicago, 111. 
Track 1; Stater 12 3 4; Gamma Tau Delta 234; Rifle Club 2, 
V. Pres. 2; Burr 3; Student Council, V. Pres. 4; Social Comm. 
Chairman 4; Psi Chi, Pres. 4; Booster Club 4; Blue Key 4; Who's 
Who 4; Duchess Ed. 3; Elections Comm, Chairman 4; Allocations 
Comm. 4; K-Book Co-Editor 4; K-Vets 4 

Barbara McDowell, LA. A.B., 147 Bartley Ave, Mansfield 

WAA 12 3 4; AWVS 1 2; Student Council 2 3 4, V. Pres. 3, Sec. 

4; Assembly Comm. 2; Who's Who 4; Sigma Delta Sigma 2 3, 

■v. Pres. 3, Pres. 4; Sec. Freshman Class; Sec. Junior Class; V. 

Pres. Senior Class; OWA 2; Pan-Hellenic Council 4, V. Pres. 

4; Election Comm. 3 4; Chairman 3; Sorority-Fraternity Policy 

Comm. 3 4 

Albert J. McGoogan. Bus. Ad., 2059 Fulton Rd, Cleveland 

Baseball 

Robert W. McNeese, Bus Ad. B.S.. 343 Baird Ave, Barberton 

Men's Glee Club 1; Delta Sigma Pi 4; Freshman Players 

Joseph Marg, Bus. Ad. B.S., 724 Chestnut St, Meadville, Pa. 

Gamma Tau Delta; Football; Varsity K; Student Council; Blue 

Key; Burr, Business Manager; Publications Comm. 

Edward M. Martin, 3121 Ashlyn St, Pittsburgh, Pa. 

Duquesne University, Michigan State Normal; Delta Sigma Pi 4; 

Newman Club 4; K-Vets 4 

Betty Jane Maurer, Ed., Fresno 

YWCA 12 3 4; Wesley Foundation 1234; K-P Club 1234, 

Sec. 2, Pres. 4; Band 1 2; Stater 1; A'WVS 2; Cardinal Key 3 4, 

Sec. 4; Inter-Religious Council 3; WAA 4; Booster Club 4 

Jeanette Maurer, Ed B.S., 211 High Ave, New Philadelphia 

Elementary Education Club 

June Cannon Mcrida, Ed. B.S., 2106 Parmalee Ave, Cleveland 

K-P Club; Choir; Women's Glee Club 

Richard B. Middaugh, Ed., 80 E. Main St, Port Jervis, New York 

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Claude R. Miller, Bus. Ad. B.S., 86 Balch St., Akron 
K-Vets 1; ISA 1, Pres. 1; Men's Union 2; Inter-Fratemity Coun- 
cil 3 4; Delta Phi Sigma 3 4, V. Pres. 3 4; Blue Key 3 4, V. Pres. 
3 4; Who's Who 3 4; Duchess 3; Delta Sigma Pi 3 4 
Viola Ruth MiUer, Ed. B.S., Uniontown 

Olivet Nazarene College 1 2; Wesley Foundation 3 4; YWCA 
4; La Tertulia 4 

Mai-garet Mills, Ed., 2522 Front St, Cuyahoga Falls 
Stanley Alexander Mine, Bus. Ad., 167 Milford, Newark, New 
Jersey 

NTFC 12 4; Stater 12 3 4; Burr 2; Duchess 2 4; Men's Union 
2 4; Kappa Mu Kappa 3 4; Student-Faculty Social Comm. 4; 
Cheerleader 2 

James Mitchell, Ed., R.D. No. 1, Minerva 
Miami University; Kappa Mu Kappa 
Kathryn Mohler, Ed., R.D. No. 2, Kent 
Band; Choir; Booster Club 
Anthony Molodowitch, Ed., Windham 
John H. Moore, Ed., Bellaire 
Basketball 13 4; Varsity Football 4; K-Vets 4 
Virginia M. Moore, Ed. B.S., Wooster 
Glee Club 1; Debate Team 
Patricia Jane Morgan, L.A. A.B., Akron 

Kalamazoo College 1; Stater 2 3 4, Edition Ed. 4; Radio Work- 
shop 2; Women's League 2; W AA 2; Sec. Journalism Student 
Body 3; Lambda Phi 4; NTFC 2; Sigma Delta Sigma 2 3 4 
John C. Moricoli, Bus. Ad. B.S., Brady Lake 
Newman Club 1 2; Varsity Track 2 

Paul W. Mosher, Bus. Ad. B.S., 135 N. DePeyster, Kent 
Anna Belle Musser, Marshallville 

Joseph Norris, R.D. No. 5, Massillon 

Marjorie Oaks, Ed., Box 27, Columbus, Pa. 

Elementary Education Club; YWCA; Wesley Foundation 

James C. Oberholtz, L.A. B.S. 589 Parkview, Barberton 

Science Club 2; Messiah 2 3; Biology Club 3 4; K-Vets 4; Booster 

Club 4 

Jean Mary Lin Olson, LA. B.A., R.D. No. 3, Cuyahoga Falls 

Radio Workshop 1 2; Band 1; University Theater 1 2; Choir 1; 

Alpha Omega 12 3 4; Orchestra 1; Stater 2 3; Allocations Comm. 

2 3 4; Duchess 3 4; Booster Club 4; Kappa Sigma Chi Queen 3; 
May Queen Court 3; Model Court 3; WAA 3 4 

John H. Olson, L.A. B.S., Stow 

Kappa Sigma Chi 3 4 

John Ondreas, Bus. Ad., 1528 S. Cleveland Ave, Canton 

B. Grace Padrutt, Ed. B.S., Route No. 2, Akron 
Gamma Sigma Phi 2 3 4, Treas. 4; WAA 2 3 4; Zeta Iota 3 4, 
Sec. 4; Kappa Delta Pi 4 
Richard Feabody, Bus. Ad. B.S., Windham 
Delta Sigma Pi 3 4 

Dorothy Pearson, L.A., 2259 Cordova Ave, Youngstown 
Sigma Delta Sigma 

Leland Pearson, L.A., 602 S. Arlington St, Akron 
William Peshek, Ed., 2220 Broad Ave, NW, Canton 
Charles F. Piper, Bus. Ad. B.S., 10812 Florian Ave, Cleveland 
University Theater 12 4; Phi Beta Phi 2 3 4, Pres. 4; Inter- 
Fratemity Council 4 

Donald Lee Pirl, L.A. B.S., 711 Grain Ave, Kent 
Gamma Tau Delta 1 2; Bowling Green State University 
Joan Poese, Ed. B.S., 803 Grain Ave, Kent 
Home Ec Club; Psi Lambda Omicron, Sec. -Treas.; Alpha Omega; 
WAA 

Jean Louise Pope, Ed. B.S., 2513 Mt. Vernon, Youngstown 
K-P Club 12 3 4; Wesley Foundation 1 2; University Theater 1; 
Theta Sigma Tau 2 3 

Marilyn Benton Powell, L.A. B.S., Windham 
Phi Sigma Xi 3 4 

Esther Purdy, L.A. and Ed. B.S., 2693 Northland, Cuyahoga Falls 
Phi Sigma Xi 3 4; International Relations Club 12 3 4, Pres. 
4; Central Committee of Clubs 4 

Flora RandaU, Ed., 616 N. Mantua St, Kent 

WAA 

Mary Geraldme Rapp, L.A. B.S., 1529 Eighth St, Cuyahoga Falls 

Phi Sigma Xi; Newman Club; WAA 

James Rai-ick, Bus. Ad. B.S., 605 Lindell St, Akron 

Lula Regas, L.A. A.B., 2943 Scranton Rd, Cleveland 

YWCA 3 4; International Relations Club 3 4; University Theater, 

3 4; WAA 3 4; Sociology Club 4; ISA. 4; Pre-Law Club 4, Sec. 
4; Canterbury Club 4 

Melvin Reynolds, Ed., Sherman, New York 

Kenneth Rickard, Bus. Ad., 287 W. Columbus, Alliance 

Gamma Tau Delta, Pres.; Inter-Frat Council; Band; Social 

Comm. 



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Senior Biographies, continued 

Nicholas J. Rini, LA. B.S., Cleveland Heights 
Intra-mural Wrestling 1 3; Swimming Team 2 4; Newman Club 
12 3 4; Delta Phi Sigma 3 4; K-Vets 3 4 
Margaret B. Robinson, Ed. B.S., 1733 Catalpa Rd, Cleveland 
Phi Sigma Xi; WAA; Booster Club; HPE Club; Canterbury 
Club 

June Marie Roesinger, Ed. B.S., 4612 S. Hills Dr, Cleveland 
K-P Club; Phrateres; YWCA; Glee Club; Choir; Wesley Foun- 
dation; University Theater 

Francis Rogers, Bus. Ad., 350 E. Kent Rd, Stow 
William Howard Rondal. Bus. Ad., Windham 
Glee Club 1 2; Radio Workshop 2; Men's Union 2; Delta Sigma 
Pi 3 4 

Rosemary Rongone, Bus. Ad. B.S., 1987 Cooke St, Cuyohoga Falls 
WAA 12 3 4; Newman Club 1234 
Lester James Roth, Ed. B.S., Route No. 4 Kent 
Varsity Wrestling 2; Gym Team 2; Kappa Mu Kappa 3 4; Men's 
Union 4; Athletic Policy Comm. 

Dale Arthur Rowe, Bus. Ad. B.S., 819 N. Mantua, Kent 
Freshman Play 1; Wrestling 1; Gym Team 1 3; Newman Club 
1 3; Stater 12 3 4; Booster Club 4; Traffic Director 3 4 
Jack D. Russell, Ed. B.S., 805 Mercer Ave. Akron 
Band 3; Orchestra 3; Choir 2; Drum Major 3 4 
Francis A. Ruzzo, Bus. Ad. B. S., Windham 
Delta Sigma Pi 3 4 

Mercedes L. Sanchez, L.A. A.B., Mayagiiez, Puerto Rico 
Sigma Delta Sigma; Student Court; WAA; YWCA; Inter- 
national Relations Club, Treas. 
Joe Sarmir, 3697 131 St, Cleveland 

Kappa Sigma Chi, Pres. 4; Inter-Fraternity Council, Sec; Men's 
Union, Executive Council; Inter-Religious Council, V. Pres.; 
Newman Club; Commerce Club 
John H. Sato, Bus. Ad., 2727 E. 92 St. Cleveland 
Agnes Sawyer, Ed., 301 S. Mantua St, Kent 
Pi Kappa Sigma, Pres.; Cardinal Key; Pan-Hellenic Council, 
Pres.; Student Council; Newman Club; WAA; Women's League; 
Social Comm.; Allocations Comm.; Sorority-Fraternity Policy 
Comm.; Band, Sec; Music Club, Sec; Orchestra, Pres.; Senior 
class. Sec. 

George Schader, Bus. Ad., 419 Summitt Ave, Niles 
Tappa Nu Keg team 
Ethel Schirmer, L.A. B_A., Lorain 

Gamma Sigma Phi 1 2 3 4; Stater Society Ed. 3 4; Lambda Phi 
3 4, Sec.-Treas. 3, Pres. 4; Fourth Estate. Treas. 3 4; NTFC 3, 
Bus Manager 3; WAA 12 3 4; Burr 2 3; Duchess 3; Radio Work- 
shop 1 2; Newman Club 12 3 

Dorothy Verne Schlegel, L.A. A.B., 2407 Woodmere, Cleveland 
Hts. 

YWCA; Psi Chi 

Richard Schwabc. Ed., 4149 E. 135th St, Cleveland 
Delta Phi Sigma; football; swimming 
Robert Scott, 1458 Oakland Ave. Akron 
Vebna L. Scott, L.A., 24 Shibley Rd. Rochester, N.Y. 
University of Rochester; Heidelberg College 
Jacqueline Louise Shafer, Ed. B.S., 1212 Webb Rd, Lakewood 
Choir; WAA; Elementary Education Club, Pres.; Kappa Delta 
Pi; YWCA; Cardinal Key 
Robert Shaffer, Vine St, Ravenna 
Don Shanower, L.A., 820 13th St. NW, Canton 
Kappa Mu Kappa; Alpha Psi Omega, V. Pres.; Radio Work- 
shop, V.Pres.; University Theater 
Garold Sharpe, L.A., 319 Lincoln Ave, Canton 
Vivian R. Shinn, Ed. B. S., Atwater 

Theta Sigma Tau 12 3 4, Pres. 4; WAA 1 2; Wesley 1; Elemen- 
tary Education Club 2 3 4; Phrateres 3; Booster Club 4; Pan- 
Hellenic Council 4, Treas. 4 
Jean Sigrist, Ed., 337 32nd St. NW, Canton 
Gamma Sigma Phi; Home Economics Club; WAA 
Phyllis Simms, LA., RD No. 1, Cuyahoga Falls 
WAA 

Louis Simone, Ed., RD No. 1, Burton 

Delta Phi Sigma; Blue Key; Press Photographers Club, V. 
Pres.; Stater; Duchess; Burr 

Doris F. Sinkhom, LA. B.S., 273 E. TaUmadge, Akron 
Newman Club; ISA 

Theodore Slyman, L.A., 151 Meddow Rd, Akron 
Phi Beta Phi 

Robert K. Smiley, L.A. A.B., Avondale, Canton 
Ohio University 1 2; Radio Workshop 2 3 4, Pres. 4; Choir 3; 
Blue Key 4; Alpha Psi Omega 4; Kappa Mu Kappa 4; Student 
Faculty Radio Comm.; NTFC; University Theater 3 4 
Charles L. Smith, Bus. Ad., 609 E. Church St, Marion 
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Verda Jane Quinette Smith, Ed. B.S., 207 Linden, Kent 
Home Economics Club 12 3 4; Wesley Foundation 1234; 
Booster Club 4; International Relations Club 4; Sociology Club 
4; Biology Club 1 4; YWCA 4; University Theater 2; Kappa 
Delta Pi 4; ISA 1 4; Inter-Religious Council 1 4. 
WiUiam Wallace Kincaid Smith, Ed. B.S., 207 Linden, Kent 
K-Vets 3 4; Ohio Inter- Collegiate Veterans Organization 3 4; 
YMCA 4; Gamma Tau Delta 4; Wesley Foundation 3 4; Kappa 
Delta Pi 4; Inter-Religious Council 4 
Buela Snowden, Ed., 19 Fritt St, Sawyerwood 
Delbert Souders, L.A., 861 Oakland Ave, Akron 
University of Akron 

William Sours, L.A., 3923 Boston Ave, Akron 
Richard Stallsmith, Ed, 398 Greenwood Ave, Akron 
Dwight Ladd Starr, Bus. Ad. B.S., 1783 Ninth St, Cuyahoga Falls 
Wesley Foundation 1 2; Commerce Club 1 2; Glee Club 2 
James Stedman. Bus. Ad. B.S., 1130 Ridge Rd. NW, Canton 
Arlene Mae Sterling, Ed. B.S., 1053 148th St, Cleveland 
YWCA 12 3 4, Treas. 3; Elementary Education Club 1234, 
Treas. 3; Pharteres 12 3 4; AWVS 2; Gamma Sigma Phi 3 4; 
WAA 4 

Gerald Stevenson, L.A., 189 N. Chestnut St, Kent 
Kappa Mu Kappa; Alpha Delta Phi; Brown University; Al- 
legheny College 

Wesley Stewart, L.A., 96 Brush Rd, Akron 
Betty Ann Streeter, Ed. B.S. 

Radio Workshop 12 3; Phra teres 1; Home Economics Club 1; 
Forensics 2; Alpha Omega 3 4; Inter-Religious Council 4, Sec. 4; 
WAA 4 

William Franklin Sullivan, Jr., Bus. Ad. B.S., 202 S. Lincoln St, 
Kent 

Kappa Mu Kappa 2 3, Treas. 4; Most Popular Man 3; Blue Key 
3 4; Ohio Federation of College Veterans' Organizations 3, 
Treas. 3; Delta Sigma Pi 3 4; Allocations Comm. 3 4; K-Vets 
3 4; Inter- Fraternity Council 3; Men's Union Executive Board 
3 4; University Theater 3 4; Booster Club 3 4; Who's Who 3 4 
Armas E^dwin Suvanto, L.A., Hayword Beach, Ashtabula 
Alpha Psi Omega; Psi Chi; Blue Key; University Theater; 
Radio Workshop; Men's Union 

John D. Sweeney, Bus. Ad. B.S., 51 North Blvd, Twin Lakes 
Gamma Tau Delta 12 3 4 

Sonoe Taketa, Ed. B.S., Waimea, Kawai, Hawaii 
Home Economics Club 4; International Relations Club 4 
Theodore O. Taubert, Bus. Ad. B.S., Windham 
Delta Sigma Pi 4 

Robert L. Taylor, L.A. B.S., 1286 Front St, Cuyahoga Falls 
Gamma Tau Delta; K Vets 3 
Frank Teti, Ed., 224 S. Willow St, Kent 
Kappa Mu Kappa 

Edith Tetocult, L.A., 1041 East Ave, Akron 
Andrew Thanos, L.A. B.S., 800 Ninth St, Canton 
Biology Club 12 3 4; International Relations Club 2 3 
WiUiam T. Thompson, Ed., 12125 Cheyenne Ave, Detroit, Mich. 
K-Vets; Band; Orchestra; Music Club; Stater 
William Thrasher, LA., 420 E. Main St, Kent 
ISA, Pres. 

Robert Tilden, Bus. Ad., 225 Stevens St, Akron 
Ernest R. Tobin, L.A., 1626 Redwood Ave, Akron 
Psi Chi 

Catherine M. Tolt, L.A., 12301 Mame Ave. Cleveland 
Stater 12 3, Edition Ed. 2 3; Alpha Omega 12 3 4; WAA 1 2; 
University Theater 1 2; Burr 2; Lambda Phi 2 3 4; AWVS 2; 
Cardinal Key 3 4, Pres. 4; Student Council 3; Publications 
Policy Comm. 3; Press Photographers Association 4 
Clarence Tonka, Bus. Ad., 5088 Tumey Road, Garfield Heights 
K-Vets 3, Pres. 3; Blue Key 4; Stater Bus. Manager 3; Burr 
Business Manager 4; Gamma Tau Delta 2 3 4, Treas. 4; Delta 
Sigma Pi 3 4; Sophomore Class Pres.; NTFC 2; Who's Who 4 
Louis Toth, Ed., 11121 Continental Ave, Cleveland 
Delta Phi Sigma 

E. Philip Trapp, L.A. B.S. 1924 19th St, Cuyahoga Falls 
YMCA 1 2; Newman Club 12 4, Pres. 2; Psi Chi 4 
Myron H. Treter, L.A. and Ed. B.S., Windham 
French Club 1; Engineers Club 1; Lutheran Students Associa- 
tion 1; Science Club 2; Track 3; Phi Beta Phi 3; Phi Sigma Xi 4 

Mary Unkrich, L.A., 17101 Bradgate, Cleveland 

YWCA 12 3 4, Pres. 3; Cardinal Key; WAA; Phi Sigma Xi 

Freda Untch, Ed., 1117 Piedmont Ave, NE, Canton 

Alan U'Ren, Ed., 20826 Morewood Pkwy, Rocky River 

Ross Van Dellen, L.A., 1361 Main St, Cuyahoga Falls 

Luella Vandervort, LA., and Ed. B.A. and B.S., Plymouth 
YWCA; NTFC; Pork Barrell; Pres. Engleman Hall 4 



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Patricia Jean Wahl, Ed. B.S. 996 Avon, Akron 
University of Altron 1 2; Psi Lambda Omicron 3 4, Pres. 4; 
Home Economics Club 3 4, V. Pres. 3, Pres. 4; University Thea- 
ter 3 4; Biology Club 3 4, Sec. 4; Cardinal Key 4; Kappa Delta 
Pi 4 

Margaret Mary Warth, Ed. B.S., 120 North Ave, NE, Massillon 
Newman Club 1; Home Economics Club 2; Biology Club 3; Phi 
Sigma Xi 3; Kappa Delta Pi 4 
Roger H. Watkins, L.A. B.S., Silver Lake 
Miami University 1 2 
Dorothy Watson, Ed., Hartville 

YWCA, President; AWVS co-chairman; Elementary Education 
Club, Pres.; Cardinal Key, V. Pres.; Kappa Delta Pi; Wesley 
Foundation Cabinet 
Vera Wawrin, New Milford 

Stater; WAA Executive Board; Zeta lote, Treas.; Pi Kappa 
Sigma, Treas.; SSA 
Richard Weigle, Ed., Canton 
Delta Phi Sigma; Basketball 

Harding A. Wichers, Bus. Ad., 330 Birchwood, Cuyahoga Falls 
Delta Sigma Pi 3 4; Senior Warden 4 
Ralph G. Wilde, Bus. Ad., 120 E. 293rd St., Willoughby 
Phi Beta Phi, Treas. 4; Radio Workshop; University Theater; 
K-Vets 

Richard Dean Willey, Bus. Ad., B.S. 

Stater 1; University Theater 1; Gamma Tau Delta 2, Sec, 2; 
Ohio Wesleyan University 3 

Katherine L. Williams, 1962 Staunton Rd., Cleveland Heights 
Home Economics Club 

Pauline Williams, L.A. B.S., Route 1, Cuyahoga Falls 
WAA 12 3 4; Independent Students Asso. 3; Phi Sigma Xi 3 4, 
Pres. 4; Biology Club 4; Kent Christian Foundation 4 
Earl R. Williard, Bus. Ad. B.S., RD No. 3, Ravenna 
Delta Sigma Pi 

Harry Wilson, Bus. Ad., 331 E. Highland, Raveima 
Basketball; Baseball 
Margaret Wilson, Ed., Waupun, Wise. 
Kappa Delta Pi 

Anna Margaret Winings, Ed. B.S., RD No. 1, Amsterdam 
YWCA; Biology Club; Phi Alpha Theta, Pres. 4; Kappa Delta 
Pi, Pres. 4 

Margaret A. Winney, Bus. Ad., 2487 Fourth St, Cuyahoga Falls 
Pi Kappa Sigma; Zeta Iota 

Henry Edward Winters, Jr., L.A. B.S., 435 W. Delevan, Buffalo, 
New York 

Radio Workshop 12 3; K-Vets 3 

Arthur P. Wittcn, Bus. Ad. B.S., 1081 Emma Ave, Akron 
Walter N. Wolfe, LA., Brady Lake 
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Mary Lou Volosin Wright, Ed., Poland 

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Walter Yankovich, L.A. A.B. RD No. 2, Ravenna 

Mary Eleanor Yee. L.A. B.S., 90 W. Market, Akron 

YWCA 2; International Relations Club 3; Biology Club 3; 

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Glenn Yotti. Ed. B.S., 313 Falls Ave, Youngstown 

I'ublisher, Duchess 

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Burr, Art Ed. 3; Booster Club 4; Allocations Comm. 4; Sigma 
Delta Sigma 3 4 

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Kindergarten-Primary Club, Treas; YWCA; Kappa Delta Pi; 
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